Cracks Are Growing in the Erdogan Regime
Turkey is more politically unstable today than at any other point in recent years.
Turkey’s Left-Wing ‘Squad’ Is Coming for Erdogan
A new party is betting that unabashed leftist politics is the only way to defeat the president.
Russia Thwarts U.S. Bid to Expand Syrian Aid Corridors
But the rival powers strike a compromise that prevents catastrophic shut-off of lifesaving aid to Syrians.
Turkey Will Never Recognize the Armenian Genocide
It’s time for Yerevan to shift gears and work toward rapprochement with Ankara.
Biden to Prod Putin on Syria Relief
Russia’s blockage of aid deliveries threatens to make Syria’s humanitarian disaster the worst it’s been since the war began.
In Meeting With Erdogan, Biden Holds the Power
And he should use it to push for these three changes.
Greece Is Making a Comeback in the Eastern Mediterranean
Sensing the tide turning against Turkey, Athens is reviving itself as a diplomatic force.
For Turkey’s Armenians, Biden’s Genocide Declaration Makes Little Difference
A century after the mass killings, Armenians in Turkey are still outcasts.
Erdogan Is Digging a Hole He Can’t Escape
Plans to build a new channel through Istanbul will come with serious domestic, international, and environmental costs.
Stop Giving Erdogan a Veto Over U.S. Recognition of the Armenian Genocide
Biden can do the right thing because Turkey has lost strategic significance.
The Real Reason Britain Gambled at Gallipoli
A new book argues that Churchill’s famous folly was ultimately about food, fear, and free trade.
How Erdogan Got His Groove Back
It’s been a difficult and dizzying few months for Turkey—which is just the way the president likes it.
The U.S. Army Goes to School on Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Off-the-shelf air power changes the battlefield of the future.
Biden Can Help Armenia and Azerbaijan Make Peace. Here’s How.
Four steps Washington can take to facilitate a lasting end to the conflict.
Erdogan’s Power Plays Turn to Profit Margins
The Turkish president is willing to tank the economy if it means he can quash his ideological opponents.
Where to Draw the Line in the Eastern Mediterranean
As France sends aircraft carriers to the region, all sides should look to Bangladesh and Myanmar for a solution to the border dispute.
The Libya Allergy
The 2011 Libyan intervention pitched the region into a decade of chaos and undermined U.S. confidence in the wisdom of using military force to save lives.
Erdogan’s Last-Ditch Power Play
Turkey’s president cracks down on a major pro-Kurdish opposition party.