Reading Time: 4 minutes Turkey’s authoritarian president has just suffered a major symbolic and financial blow in Istanbul’s mayoral election rerun. The outcome means that the future of NATO’s second-largest member is even more uncertain.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Erdogan loses Ankara and Istanbul in first significant electoral reversal in nearly two decades in power.
Reading Time: 1 minute A day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to attack Kurdish forces in Syria, social media were abuzz with reports of an impending Turkish operation against these troops, who have been the main US ally on the ground against the Islamic State.https://twitter.com/metesohtaoglu/status/923178493269237760The enclave of Afrin and the Kurdish-held city of Manbij, both in northern Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutes Biden visits Turkey at a time when many wonder whether the country with NATO’s second-largest military is drifting away from the alliance
Reading Time: 9 minutes A mystical Islamic movement preaching dialogue and education is being blamed for Turkey’s failed coup. But was the CIA also involved? And what’s next for Turkey?
Reading Time: 4 minutes When parts of the military staged a coup in Turkey on Friday, their goal was to dislodge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from power. But the opposite is happening: Erdogan is using the opportunity to uproot his opposition. Read our report from inside Turkey.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Turkey’s strongman has been shedding friends and picking up enemies at a rapid rate. But will his increasingly frantic efforts to suppress dissent keep the lid on?