Turkey

Dispatch

Syrian Purgatory

As winter clutches northern Syria, thousands displaced by the civil war take cold comfort in a temporary tent city.

Steven Sotloff |

Dispatch

Paris Murder Mystery

Who's behind the assassination of three Kurdish women in the heart of the French capital?

Eric Pape |

Argument

Turkey's Deal With the Devil

For decades, Turks have vilified Abdullah Ocalan as a terrorist. But he may be the only man who can bring an end to their country's bloody conflict with the Kurds.

Piotr Zalewski |

Argument

Moving On Up

Turkey is now a solidly middle-income state. But there are still plenty of roadblocks on the path ahead.

Hilton L. Root |

Argument

Missile Creep

Was giving Patriots to Turkey a step toward war in Syria?

Aaron Stein |

Argument

Overdone Turkey

The hype about Ankara as a regional leader is way overblown.

Steven A. Cook |

Argument

Turkey's Weakest Export

Turkey says it wants to be a model for democracy in the Middle East. But so far its actions lag behind its achievements.

Gamze Coşkun |

Argument

Nuclear Turkey with Russian Dressing

Can the new Turkish-Russian nuclear plant be a model for safe energy, or will it be an environmental and proliferation risk?

Eve Conant |

Argument

Still Think Middle East Peace Doesn't Matter?

Gaza's radiating instability proves once again that Palestine is at the center of the region's problems.

Steven A. Cook |

Argument

A Pillar of Problems

Eight questions about the Israel-Gaza conflict we still don't have a good handle on.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Argument

Prosperity Isn't Just a Matter of Wealth

Man does not live by GDP alone. An introduction to the Legatum Institute's latest Prosperity Index.

Peter Passell |

Argument

Beware the Tyranny of the Mob

The growing insecurity of religious and ethnic minorities is one of the biggest problems arising from the Arab Spring. But much can be done to protect them.

Jamsheed Choksy |

Dispatch

The War for Free Kurdistan

Can Syria's Kurds take advantage of the civil war to form their own government? Or are they too busy starting their own civil war?

Loveday Morris |

Christian Caryl

The Big Bang Theory of Education

Authoritarian countries don't seem to be doing well at the knowledge business. That's probably no accident.

Christian Caryl |

Dispatch

Holding Civil Society Workshops While Syria Burns

Inside the State Department's very nonlethal aid to the Syrian opposition.

Justin Vela |

Argument

These 7 Countries

The rise of China and India has long since become a cliche. In fact, neither country has done all that well since the crash of 2008 -- but these emerging powerhouses have cleaned up.

Joshua E. Keating |

Argument

Turkey's Fragile Success

Turkey has undeniable economic potential, but there is still a lot of work to do.

Cenk Sidar |

Argument

Wait, You Still Don't Like Us?

Why the Muslim world hasn't warmed toward America over the past four years.

Richard Wike |

Dispatch

Turkey's Men in Syria

How the Gaza flotilla organizers became the best hope of Syrian refugees abandoned by the world.

Justin Vela |

Dispatch

Turkish Dilemma

Turkey's voluble prime minister has talked himself into a corner on Syria. Will the spiraling unrest next door finally force him to back up his words?

Karen Leigh |

Argument

The Syrian Spillover

Is anyone prepared for the unintended consequences of the war for Syria?

Daniel L. Byman |

Dispatch

Turkey's Not Messing Around Anymore

But does Prime Minister Erdogan have a plan for what comes next in Syria?

Justin Vela |

Reality Check

Everything in Syria Is Going to Plan

It just depends on whose plan you're talking about.

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

Syria Is Not a Problem from Hell

But if we don't act quickly, it will be.

Anne-Marie Slaughter |

Feature

Dreams of Kurdistan

In a new shift, Kurds in Turkey are gradually giving up on independence. So why is the Turkish government so worried?

Yigal Schleifer |

Feature

The FP Survey: The Future of NATO

Does the 63-year-old alliance still matter today? We asked politicians, scholars, and other observers from both sides of the Atlantic to weigh in.

Allison Good |

Argument

The Brothel Next Door

Turkey is cracking down on the sex trade. What's next?

Anna Louie Sussman |

Dispatch

Saving Somalia

Turkey may just be able to fix this war-torn east African nation -- if it doesn't fall into the same traps of would-be saviors who came before it.

Laura Heaton |

Interview

Epiphanies from Abdullah Gul

Turkey can be a democratic model for the Middle East, its president says.

Benjamin Pauker |

The List

The New Crossroads of History

Ten things you didn't know about Turkey.

Andrew Finkel |