Turkey says it wants to be a model for democracy in the Middle East. But so far its actions lag behind its achievements.
Can the new Turkish-Russian nuclear plant be a model for safe energy, or will it be an environmental and proliferation risk?
Gaza's radiating instability proves once again that Palestine is at the center of the region's problems.
Eight questions about the Israel-Gaza conflict we still don't have a good handle on.
Man does not live by GDP alone. An introduction to the Legatum Institute's latest Prosperity Index.
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.
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?
Authoritarian countries don't seem to be doing well at the knowledge business. That's probably no accident.
Inside the State Department's very nonlethal aid to the Syrian opposition.
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.
Turkey has undeniable economic potential, but there is still a lot of work to do.
Why the Muslim world hasn't warmed toward America over the past four years.
How the Gaza flotilla organizers became the best hope of Syrian refugees abandoned by the world.
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?
Is anyone prepared for the unintended consequences of the war for Syria?
But does Prime Minister Erdogan have a plan for what comes next in Syria?
It just depends on whose plan you're talking about.
In a new shift, Kurds in Turkey are gradually giving up on independence. So why is the Turkish government so worried?
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.
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.
Turkey can be a democratic model for the Middle East, its president says.
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Forget politics. Muslim countries are poised to experience a new wave of change -- but this time it's all about demographics.
Syrians fleeing the massacre back home battle boredom, callous foreign governments, and growing religious rifts.
Syrians fleeing the violence have been left stranded in the no-man's land of refugee camps.
Countries around the world are finding that military involvement in private business is a major barrier to reform. But pensioning off CEOs in uniform is easier said than done.