The State of the Turkish-Kurdish Conflict Report
Kurds clash with the Turkish police as they protest against recent curfews imposed on December 14, 2015, in downtown Diyarbakır. (Getty/AFP/Ilyas Akengin)

The State of the Turkish-Kurdish Conflict

The benefits of rapprochement between the Turkish government and Kurdish militants are clear, but hopes for an easing of tensions rest on shaky political ground.

Max Hoffman

Turkey’s Refugee Dilemma Report
Syrian refugee children draw in their notebooks in a refugee camp in Turkey, August 2017. (Getty/Diego Cupolo)

Turkey’s Refugee Dilemma

Despite Turkish leaders’ frequent insistence that Syrian refugees will return home, privately, they seem to be preparing for the likelihood that most will remain permanently.

Alan Makovsky

How New Is Turkey’s ‘New Nationalism’? Article
A pro-Erdoğan supporter holds a Turkish flag during a protest in Istanbul, July 2016. (GettyAris Messinis)

How New Is Turkey’s ‘New Nationalism’?

President Erdoğan has clearly expanded the place of Islam in Turkish society, but today's Turkish nationalism has deep historical roots.

Howard Eissenstat

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