Turkey and the United States Should Work Together to Avert Disaster in Idlib
Despite their differences, Trump and Erodgan share an interest in avoiding a new humanitarian catastrophe in Syria.
The U.S.-Turkey Relationship Is Worse Off Than You Think
The alliance between Washington and Ankara needs to be saved—and easy fixes won't cut it.
Wrong Place, Wrong Time
On the podcast: An American who was in Turkey during the coup attempt is accused of being one of the plotters.
America Can’t Be Trusted to Run the Global Economy
After Donald Trump’s unprovoked attack on Turkey, the world must protect itself from Washington’s economic power.
The Myth of Erdogan’s Power
Far from a sultan, the Turkish president is hemmed in by the nationalists who back him—and they don’t want him to get too close to Russia.
Washington Warns of Sanctioning India Over Russian Missile System
The world’s two largest democracies have a burgeoning defense relationship. Moscow could play spoiler.
How Turkey Dumbed Itself Down
Erdogan used to rely on Turkey’s best and brightest—until he replaced them with its worst and dimmest.
Turkey’s Losing Economic War
Ankara blames Washington for its financial troubles, but it is fighting the wrong enemy.
Five Questions About the Crisis Between Washington and Ankara
How a dispute over a jailed American pastor roiled Turkey’s economy.
Trump Blocks Fighter Jet Transfer Amid Deepening U.S.-Turkey Rift
The decision is a blow to Ankara but could also complicate matters for Washington.
Trump Is the First President to Get Turkey Right
Good riddance to the so-called strategic relationship between Washington and Ankara.
Turkey’s Opposition Lost to Erdogan, Then It Lost Its Mind
Since the June election, the country’s various opposition parties have collapsed into chaos, leaving the president without a credible challenger.
U.S. Hits Turkey With Sanctions Over Jailed Pastor
The measure will further sour ties between two NATO allies.
Africa’s Attack on Internet Freedom
While Washington turns a blind eye, autocrats across the continent are muzzling their citizens online.
Strongmen Die, but Authoritarianism Is Forever
It’s reassuring to think authoritarian governments depart with their leaders. It’s also wrong.
Get Ready for a More Aggressive Turkey
Erdogan’s new partner in parliament — the ultranationalist MHP — will make Ankara a more belligerent and intransigent ally.
Captain Erdogan Can’t Help the Turkish Soccer Team
With so much political, social, and financial capital invested in its national squad, why can’t Turkey qualify for a World Cup?
Erdogan Has Mastered Democracy
For all the deserved criticisms of Turkey's president, the man knows how to win an election.