Tag Archives: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Turkey-Russia Tango Over Syria and Libya

Is Turkey turning into a Russian puppet? Vladimir Putin is showing a remarkable ability to reverse Erdogan’s Syria ambitions.

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Putin’s Russian Power Grab: The Global Context

The Russian President aims at staying in power forever. Who are his role models?

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Trump and Erdogan’s Blind Spot

Black Sea falls by the wayside in impeachment controversy.

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Erdogan and ISIS

Trump should not fall for the Turkish president’s public relations stunts.

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Turkey and the Kurds: What Goes Around Comes Around

Erdogan neglected alternative options that could have strengthened Turkey’s position — without sparking the ire of much of the international community.

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Trump and the Kurds: An Act of Betrayal and Infamy

Trump abandoning the Kurds will damage the U.S. and embolden its foes. It amounts to nothing less than treason.

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Erdogan’s Russian Pipe Dreams

While Turkey’s President dreams big power dreams, Putin plays Erdogan like a fiddle.

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Central Bank Bosses as Lackeys?

How Trump and Erdogan are like twin brothers.

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Turkey’s Rising Wave of Social Protests

This year’s Istanbul election and last year’s move to a presidential system have unified and galvanized the opposition, raising questions about Erdogan’s next move.

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1984 Revisited: The Rise of the Neo-Authoritarians

The graphic warnings in George Orwell’s prophetic novel 1984 are as relevant today as they were when it was first published 70 years ago.

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