Trump’s national security adviser may have pushed to delay a key military offensive against the Islamic State because it would upset Turkey, without revealing that he was on Turkey’s payroll throughout the campaign.
While President Trump has so far largely held off on his most reckless policy ideas, his first 100 days show both surprising continuity and troubling shifts that could undercut U.S. interests.
Turks will vote April 16 in a referendum on proposed constitutional amendments that would greatly enhance the power of the presidency and reinforce Turkey’s democratic decline.
The July 15 coup attempt was deeply traumatic for Turkey, but that does not justify President Erdoğan’s many disturbing postcoup actions.
The most high-profile extradition request in recent history may shape Turkey’s relationship with the United States.
This minidocumentary explores the challenges and opportunities that Turkey faces ahead of the 100th anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's founding of the modern republic.
Structural reform to education, the judiciary, and regulatory authorities can help Turkey unlock its potential and achieve its ambitious economic goals.
For Turkey and Iran to move away from their destructive regional confrontation and toward stability, they need to return to their previous policy of selective cooperation, compartmentalization, and mediation.
Turkey is set to downsize its foreign policy ambitions and reduce its confrontational style in regional politics.
Turkey’s political and social conditions hinder the internet’s ability to improve economic growth, government efficiency, and democratic participation.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wants to use Turkey’s migrant deal with the European Union to achieve his goals in Syria and force Europe to accept his authoritarian streak.
Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet ended an unusual period of Turkish-Russian détente and limited Ankara’s options in Syria.
While the European Union grapples with a refugee crisis and the United States leads the charge against the Islamic State, only Turkey is on the front lines of both crises.
Gradually, Turkey’s media landscape is being transformed into varied outlets serving the political goals of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his political movement.
Any hope of Turkish democratic renewal, economic growth, or regional influence depends on fashioning a political compromise with the country’s Kurdish minority.