Losing Ankara and Istanbul is a significant defeat for Turkey’s President.
Turkey’s President is eager to stand side-by-side with Russia, China, and Iran in Venezuela.
Erdogan is a pragmatist, and will likely be looking to maximize both diplomatic and monetary rewards for the evidence he possesses, real or presumed.
Turkey’s anger over possible Saudi role in Khashoggi disappearance rings hollow.
Additional designations of Erdogan’s cronies would hurt the Turkish strongman’s warchest.
Turkey’s June 24 elections and the likely runoff will be determined by the opposition’s ability to stop Erdogan’s rigging attempts.
Only a strong and coordinated response can deter the Turkish president from continuing to use Western nationals as pawns to advance his political agenda.
Turkey’s culture of impunity continues to make Christians an attractive target for hate crimes.
Is the ruling Islamist-rooted AKP party in Turkey intimidating Turkish Christians?
The failed coup has sparked a wave of hatred and violence against religious minorities for their supposed “complicity” in the incident.