Tag Archives: Turkey

Turkish Elections: A Win That Cannot Be Stolen

Turkey’s June 24 elections and the likely runoff will be determined by the opposition’s ability to stop Erdogan’s rigging attempts.

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As Goes Fenerbahce, So Does Erdogan?

Uncanny parallels between one of Turkey’s top football clubs and the outcome of Turkey’s upcoming general elections.

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Erdogan’s Hostage Diplomacy: Why We Need a Transatlantic Response

Only a strong and coordinated response can deter the Turkish president from continuing to use Western nationals as pawns to advance his political agenda.

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The Serbia-Turkey-Russia Axis: Alarm Bells for Europe

Erdogan and Putin are working hard to undermine the EU’s and NATO’s strategic interests in the Balkans.

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Russia’s Global Tourism

A steep decline from one of the biggest spenders after several bumpy years in global politics.

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Albania Must Choose Between the EU and Turkey

Turkey’s President views the Balkan countries as easy prey. A close-up look at Albania’s future path.

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How President Erdogan Is Turning Turkey Into Putin’s Russia

Erdogan is driving out business people and the well-educated – the economic forces he needs to achieve his goal of transforming the country into a great power.

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Turkish-Russian-Iranian Summit: Limits to a Tripartite Entente

Putin has Turkey exactly where he wants it: As an upset NATO ally willing to break ranks with the alliance’s stance toward Russia.

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Land of the Increasingly Non-Free

Many young democracies with flawed institutions are struggling not to slide backward. Turkey has failed.

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“Army of Islam”: Erdogan’s Plot Against Israel

How many more sinister steps can Erdogan take before the EU and the U.S. recognize that he is a threat to Western strategic interests?

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