Reading Time: 2 minutes May Day celebrations and even TV dating shows were banned in Turkey as thousands more were arrested and purged following a contested referendum.
Reading Time: 5 minutes While protests and complaints of fraud are unlikely to overturn Erdogan’s narrow referendum majority, his victory may turn out to be a Pyrrhic one. Keeping the economy afloat and ensuring stability in a deeply divided country pose huge challenges to the Turkish president — and to NATO and the US.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Turkey is polarized, paranoia is running high and hopeful scenarios are hard to come by ahead of Sunday’s referendum. Whoever wins, NATO’s Middle Eastern anchor is likely headed for more chaos.