Tag Archives: Turkey

Erdogan’s Balancing Act Between Russia and Ukraine

Turkey’s strongman leader has expressed support for the besieged country. He has also joined Putin’s assault on the Western media.

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What the Ukraine Invasion Means for the Middle East

Turkey, Israel and Syria have been playing a complex tightrope act balancing their international ties and commitments, while keeping a wary eye on Russia’s imperialistic designs.

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An Open Letter to President Erdogan

When Erdogan leaves the political scene, it will be with a public mixture of contempt and relief – not with the reverence that was bestowed upon Atatürk.

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Erdogan’s Misogyny Transcends His Moral Decadence

Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is despicable

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Turkey Undermines NATO, Yet Again

Erdogan saves Putin’s Belarusian ally by playing spoiler role within NATO.

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The Radicalism of Turkish, Not Saudi, Schoolbooks

Mr. Erdogan’s actions at home undermine any suggestion that he is adhering to values projected by Europe and U.S. President Joe Biden.

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Putin and Erdogan: Two Men Race to the Bottom

Russia’s and Turkey’s lack of a solid economic performance is what motivates their two leaders’ steady resorting to domestic oppression.

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Turkey: Erdogan’s Battle Over Bogazici University

Reflections on the fragility of academic freedoms and human rights.

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EU: Forever Timid on Erdogan’s Turkey?

The EU searches for a solid strategy for dealing with Turkey. The new U.S. administration may induce it to toughen its course.

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The Erdogan/Hamas Axis?

Although Turkey’s Erdogan is president of a NATO member country, his Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Hamas share a similar ideology, built on an anti-Western and anti-Semitic worldview.

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