Jul 19, 2016

Beware the backlash in Turkey

There is a real danger that President Erdogan will use the failed coup to further consolidate power in his own hand, undermining Turkey's democracy.

Nov 5, 2015

Erdogan's bet pays off

If Turkish President Recep Erdogan uses his party's sweeping election victory to press for the consolidation of power in his hands, such a move could deepen Turkey's divisions.

Oct 21, 2015

Terrorism and tragedy in Turkey

President Recep Erdogan's increasingly obvious attempts to manipulate politics and electoral outcomes could provide the military the excuse it needs to directly intervene in Turkish politics.