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A Year After Failed Coup, the Question of Justice Still Looms in Turkey: Simon Waldman, Globe & Mail, July 12, 2017— Last week, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey’s opposition, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), led a march from Ankara to Istanbul…

Turkey’s Failed Grand Design for the Middle East: Burak Bekdil, BESA, June 16, 2017— In many ways, the recent crisis between Qatar and its Gulf and other Muslim “friends” marked, among other things, the last nail in the coffin of Turkey’s “grand Middle Eastern design&r

 

 

 

 

Europe's 'Turkish Awakening': Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Mar. 14, 2017— Turkey, officially, is a candidate for full membership in the European Union.

Turkey: Erdogan's Grab for Absolute Power: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Jan. 29, 2017— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's one-man show goes on…

 

 

The Turmoil in Turkey: Editorial, Wall Street Journal, Jan. 3, 2017— Islamic State claimed responsibility Monday for a New Year’s terrorist attack at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people…

Erdogan's Gritted-Teeth Peace with Israel: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Dec. 6, 2016 — Modern Turkey has never been so disconnected from its Western allies.

 

Turkey: Erdogan's Galloping Despotism: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Nov. 2, 2016 — Both fascism and communism exercised a large influence on the Arab "Baathist" ideology…