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Erdogan Will Win by Any Means Necessary

If you want a preview of what could happen to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his family, and the edifice to cronyism he has built after Turkey’s national parliamentary and presidential elections Sunday, just look to the recent Malaysian elections. 1.137 kelime daha

Middle East

Don't Turn The Turkish Army Into A Political Tool

As Turkey once again spirals toward authoritarianism, the June 24 election could be a turning point in relations between soldiers and civilians — a worrying development in a country that has been plagued by coups and military interventions almost every decade since 1960. 1.426 kelime daha

Military

Today I Visited My Turkish Colleague in Prison. Erdogan’s Crackdown Must Stop

Today, if all goes to plan, I will step through the imposing metal gates of Şakran high security prison in Turkey. And there is nowhere else in the world I would rather be. 941 kelime daha

Religious Turkish party turns against ex-ally Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sunday’s elections risks seeing his vote critically eroded by an unlikely foe — a religiously conservative party with roots in the same Islamic political ideology as his own. 667 kelime daha

Turkey’s Wag-the-Dog Election

On June 24, Turkey will hold dual elections for both the presidency and the parliament. While still the favorite, current Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing the greatest groundswell of opposition since his first election victory in 2002. 1.839 kelime daha

Military

US Senate takes the first step to temporarily block F-35 deliveries to Turkey

The U.S. Senate took a step late Monday to block the delivery of F-35 warplanes to Turkey with an amendment in a $716 billion defense policy bill. 571 kelime daha