As the United States steps away from the Middle East, its allies have tried to fill the void -- with disastrous results.
Turkey's support for Hamas agents who tried to topple Mahmoud Abbas's Palestinian Authority is putting Erdogan in a pickle.
After 11 increasingly authoritarian years as prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is running for president on Aug. 10. What happens next won’t surprise you.
Why an Erdogan victory in Turkey's presidential election is likely to trigger the biggest opposition backlash yet. The first in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
It's time to stop treating Turkey and Qatar like they’re anything other than proxies for terrorists.
It’s time for NATO to get involved in Syria and Iraq, perhaps even putting limited Special Forces troops on the ground.
The Turkish indictment of Israeli officials for the Mavi Marmara raid looks like a cynical ploy by Recep Tayyip Erdogan to shore up his popularity.
If democracy and political Islam can't coexist and thrive in Ankara, is there no hope for the rest of the Middle East?
As new corruption allegations swirl around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, how long can his election mandate protect him?
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly paranoid rule.
As chaos swirls around Turkey's embattled prime minister, can the opposition take advantage?
Forget just shutting down Twitter, now Turkey's embattled prime minster has taken to denouncing Ottoman sultans.
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
Back in the days of the Arab Spring, optimists predicted a bright future for democratic upheavals around the world. But the reality in places like Ukraine, Venezuela, Turkey, and Thailand is far messier.
By lashing out at Turkey and Kurdistan, Baghdad could make a tense situation worse.
Why Turkey's nasty Gulen-Erdogan fight is making for some strange bedfellows.
How long can Turkey's democratically elected leader rule by tyranny-of-the-majority?
The year ahead will tell us a lot about the state of democracy around the world. But voting is just one part of the story.
At the center of Turkey's corruption scandal is a "gas for gold" scheme that the Obama administration dragged its feet on stopping.
Why a power struggle over Turkey's deep state could bring down the government.
The Chinese government thinks it can thwart unrest among ethnic minorities by raising their incomes. But prosperity doesn't buy loyalty.
Is there a dark side to Turkey's glittering array of multi-billion-dollar massive infrastructure projects?
Turkey won't be able to achieve a healthy democracy unless it allows for a greater diversity of political representation.
And lost its leverage everywhere.