As Turkey continues to forge its own economic and political path, the issue is how much more damage the current system of governance will inflict on the country, and how long and costly fixing the destruction will be.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) lost the Istanbul mayoral election again. But when he meets with world leaders in Osaka, Erdogan will have even bigger challenges.
The landslide victory of Ekrem Imamoglu in the Istanbul elections constitutes a threat to Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s hegemony.
The Turkish leadership has not only turned its back on its proclaimed European ambitions. It has also launched itself into a different political, legal, and ethical orbit.
What are the challenges facing democracy globally and how can the United States recover its role as a leader in international democracy support?
Turkish, U.S., and European maneuvers continue around northern Syria, where the fighting has escalated.
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A controversial overturning of Turkey’s local election result has laid the way for a rematch the president’s party cannot afford to lose.
As Turkey prepares to move eastward in Syria, it is facing a growing number of difficulties.
Despite growing divergences between Turkey and its Western allies, neither side can afford for political, economic, and security relations to deteriorate beyond a certain point.