Tag: Erdogan

  • Erdogan’s Denial of Coronavirus Crisis  Risks the Lives of 80 Million Turks

    Erdogan’s Denial of Coronavirus Crisis Risks the Lives of 80 Million Turks

    The world as we knew it changed dramatically in the last few weeks due to the unexpected spread of the deadly coronavirus. Hundreds of millions of people around the world are isolated in their homes, scared of coming in contact with anyone who might be carrying the virus. Several autocratic […]

  • Erdogan’s power grab should worry Nato

    Erdogan’s power grab should worry Nato

    November 26 2019, 5:00pm, The Times Erdogan’s power grab should worry Nato Hannah Lucinda Smith The Turkish president is reshaping the western alliance’s second-biggest army in his own image This month Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president of Turkey, attended commemorations for the anniversary of the death of Kemal Ataturk, the general who […]

  • Erdoğan’s power grab

    Erdoğan’s power grab

    The Taksim Square in Istanbul | Chris McGrath/Getty Images What the upcoming referendum means for Turkey. By Zia Weise 3/31/17, 4:06 AM CET Updated 4/12/17, 12:00 PM CET ISTANBUL — The cure-all for Turkey’s ills is close at hand — if you believe Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: a ‘yes’ result in […]

  • Erdogan’s White House Visit May Have Only Delayed the Inevitable Storm

    Erdogan’s White House Visit May Have Only Delayed the Inevitable Storm

    Sinan Ciddi Board of Contributors Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a news conference at the White House on Nov. 13, 2019. Other than Trump, Erdogan appears to have few friends left in Washington. (HALIL SAGIRKAYA/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Highlights Despite some worries […]

  • Erdoğan’s Turkish Delight: The Dangerous Reign of Ankara’s Corrupt President

    Erdoğan’s Turkish Delight: The Dangerous Reign of Ankara’s Corrupt President

    by Daniel Pipes The National Interest November 13, 2019 Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s rule over Turkey began in March 2003 and divides precisely into two eras. In the first half, which lasted 8 years and 4 months, he was brilliant. He oversaw unprecedented economic growth and regional influence. He tackled long-festering […]