Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan "will eradicate whatever is left of ISIS," Trump claimed. But analysts and U.S. officials blame Erdogan for letting extremists gain ground in the first place.
For reformists like me, the disappointment runs deep.
Erdogan uses Turkey's religious network to expand government monitoring and gain popular support.
Detention warrants were issued for those dismissed in the purge.
Erdogan's insecurity about having barely won the referendum will likely lead him to clamp down further.
Their appeal is emotion-based. Using this, Turkey’s president is likely to win a game-changing referendum that will keep him in power until 2029.
But it's also eerily familiar.
This is the third in a series of articles based in part on eyewitness accounts about the rapidly deteriorating socio-political
When I heard the news on late Tuesday night, I did not know who to pity more than the other. I knew a few of the victims, but the first one I thought was a soft-spoken, elderly gentleman; Prof İbrahim Kaboğlu, from Marmara University, a top Turkish expert on constitution and law.