The long arm of Mr. Gulen

The long arm of Mr. Gulen

Fethullah Gülen and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan once had a shared vision of how to reform the Turkish state. The long arm of Mr. Gulen Believers...

Will Turkey overhaul its Syria policy after the Erdoğan and Putin meeting?

Will Turkey overhaul its Syria policy after the Erdoğan and Putin meeting?

*Source: Middle East Monitor file photo © Will Turkey overhaul its Syria policy after the Erdoğan and Putin meeting? President Erdoğan’s first state visit after the...

Post-coup purge extends to education system

Post-coup purge extends to education system

Police arrest soldiers involved in Turkey’s coup attempt on Friday. *Source: Nehanda Radio © Post-coup purge extends to education system The purge of people with suspected...

Seizing opportunity from uncertainty

Seizing opportunity from uncertainty

*Source: Creative Commons © Seizing opportunity from uncertainty If there is a single word to describe the emotional state since Friday evening of myself, and I suspect...

Police detain 29 at Pride Walk in Istanbul, activists to press charges

Police detain 29 at Pride Walk in Istanbul, activists to press charges

After the LGBTI Pride Walk was banned in Istanbul, activists, political representatives and the press gathered on a boat on the Bosphorus instead. Many members...

Turkey declares state of emergency

Turkey declares state of emergency

*Source: Bianet © Turkey declares state of emergency After Friday’s coup attempt, which led to the killing of almost 300 civilians, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Airport Attack in Istanbul: Can Turkey keep its citizens safe?

Airport Attack in Istanbul: Can Turkey keep its citizens safe?

Emergency services arrive to deal with the carnage in the aftermath of last night’s bombing. *Source: Reuters/Murad Sezer  © Airport Attack in Istanbul: Can Turkey keep...

Erdoğan’s Gezi moment

Erdoğan’s Gezi moment

*Source: AP via Voice of America  © Erdoğan’s Gezi moment Friday’s astonishing coup attempt was (at least in part) shut down by anti-coup protesters who...

Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings

Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings

Scenes at the international terminal from last night’s attack on Istanbul Atatürk Airport. *Source: BT. © Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings...

Is the worst yet to come? Coup attempt quake and its aftershocks

Is the worst yet to come? Coup attempt quake and its aftershocks

Protesters defy the military curfew during the coup attempt. *Source: Political Insider © Is the worst yet to come? Coup attempt quake and its aftershocks Even...