Unlike Trump, Erdogan does know what he wants – but, like Trump, he can’t get there.
Turkey has become too diverse demographically, too big economically and too complicated politically for one person to shape in his own image.
Assessing the interests and weaknesses of the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East.
Turkey has no chance to become as powerful and influential as the Ottoman Empire was during its heyday. And it’s all Erdogan’s fault.
Ruling by oppression stunts human development and significantly reduces an economy’s ability to advance.
The Besiktas bombing raises important questions about counter-terrorism strategy and truth telling in Turkey.
Is the ruling Islamist-rooted AKP party in Turkey intimidating Turkish Christians?
Erdogan never understood the Kurds’ mindset. He needs to revisit history to see the hardships they have experienced.
The devious art of categorizing all political enemies as “terrorists”