Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe Is Old Wine in a New Bottle
The government’s crackdown proves that the ruling party will hold on to power by any means necessary.
Don’t Turn The Turkish Army Into A Political Tool
Turkey has a history of coups. Whoever wins the election must prevent politicization of the military.
It’s Time for a Coup in Venezuela
Only nationalists in the military can restore a legitimate constitutional democracy.
The Perils of a Putsch in Venezuela
Encouraging a coup in Caracas will give Russia and China a foothold in the United States’ backyard.
The King Is Dead, and Thailand’s Storybook Monarchy Might Be Next
As Thailand mourns its revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the public braces for an uncertain future.
Venezuela Quells Military Uprising, Fires Outspoken Government Critic
The protest-rocked country could face a fresh round of U.S. economic sanctions.
First, They Came for the Gulenists
Erdogan isn’t the root of Turkey’s troubles. It’s a deep-seated cycle of repression and revenge — with no end in sight.
Turkey’s Post-Coup Purge and Erdogan’s Private Army
The Turkish president has brutally cleansed ranks and is building a new army with some strange bedfellows.
On a Mission to Mars, Imprisoned in Turkey
The Kafkaesque trial of a U.S. NASA scientist — accused of being a coup-plotter — shows just how paranoid the Turkish judiciary has become.
The United States Should Extradite Fetullah Gülen
It is clear to the government of Turkey that the Pennsylvania cleric is a coup plotter. Donald Trump should honor our request to bring him to justice.
First Major Trials Begin for the Failed Turkey Coup
But post-coup crackdowns that worry international observers continue unabated.
What Erdogan and Khomeini Have in Common
The Turkish president’s post-coup crackdowns are following in the footsteps of Iran’s Islamic revolution.
Here’s How to Stop Turkey’s Anti-American Turn
Turks are wondering if the United States was behind the coup to overthrow Erdogan. And Washington should realize they have good reasons to worry.
No, the U.S. Is Not Moving Its Nukes From Turkey to Romania
Romania dismisses baseless report alleging it will now host American nuclear weapons
How to Get the Public to Enshrine the Power of Your Military Junta: Thailand Edition
Getting the voting public to approve your constitutional rewrite can be trying work.
This Turkish NBA Star’s Family Cut Ties with Him Over His Support for Gulen
Enes Kanter's family has disowned him over the NBA player's support for Fethullah Gulen.
Fethullah Gulen’s Race to the Top Is Over
The Turkish cleric's decades-long plan to use schools to acquire political power and cultural influence has ended in shambles.
Erdogan’s Purge Is a Sectarian War
The alliance between Erdogan and Gulen came apart because it's impossible to reconcile their rival interpretations of Islam — and Islamism.
Running Out of People to Purge, Erdogan Targets Turkish Soccer Referees
Ninety-four soccer officials, including referees, have been purged in the wake of a coup attempt in Turkey.