Turkey’s strongman leader has expressed support for the besieged country. He has also joined Putin’s assault on the Western media.
What the Ukraine Invasion Means for the Middle East
Turkey, Israel and Syria have been playing a complex tightrope act balancing their international ties and commitments, while keeping a wary eye on Russia’s imperialistic designs.
An Open Letter to President Erdogan
When Erdogan leaves the political scene, it will be with a public mixture of contempt and relief – not with the reverence that was bestowed upon Atatürk.
Erdogan’s Misogyny Transcends His Moral Decadence
Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is despicable
Turkey Undermines NATO, Yet Again
Erdogan saves Putin’s Belarusian ally by playing spoiler role within NATO.
The Radicalism of Turkish, Not Saudi, Schoolbooks
Mr. Erdogan’s actions at home undermine any suggestion that he is adhering to values projected by Europe and U.S. President Joe Biden.
Putin and Erdogan: Two Men Race to the Bottom
Russia’s and Turkey’s lack of a solid economic performance is what motivates their two leaders’ steady resorting to domestic oppression.
Turkey: Erdogan’s Battle Over Bogazici University
Reflections on the fragility of academic freedoms and human rights.
EU: Forever Timid on Erdogan’s Turkey?
The EU searches for a solid strategy for dealing with Turkey. The new U.S. administration may induce it to toughen its course.
The Erdogan/Hamas Axis?
Although Turkey’s Erdogan is president of a NATO member country, his Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Hamas share a similar ideology, built on an anti-Western and anti-Semitic worldview.