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Is Turkey Getting Cozy With Iran?

Turkey's president once brought his country closer to Iran. Now, despite hand-holding and smiles, he finds himself facing off against the Islamic Republic in a regional war.

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The Pot of Gold at the End of the Iranian Rainbow

Companies far and wide are drooling over the prospect of an opening to Iran. But doubts over the nuclear deal and the future of sanctions still dampen Tehran’s hopes for an early rehabilitation.

Argument

Who’s Going to Save Turkey’s Economy?

The Turkish economy is in dire straits. But its leadership is showing no interest in serious reform.

Dispatch

The Hunted

Uzbekistan’s president has jailed, tortured, and murdered his opponents at home. Now, he’s hiring hit men to track down and kill dissidents abroad.

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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 16, 2015

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez explains why Venezuelans are growing weary of President Maduro’s incessant coup ...

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Turks, Lies, and Videotape

Today’s Turkey is a place where fictitious news reports live on long after they’ve been debunked.

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