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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

The Dating Game

American is playing matchmaker to Turkey and the EU. It had better work. A broken engagement could mean a clash of civilizations.


The Leaderless Middle East

Nobody's in charge, leading to chaos for American interests. Promoting the emergence of a friendly power is key.

Troublesome Erdogan Feeding on U.S. Indulgence

The Turkish headman is on a counterproductive path.

Zero Problems Abroad Made Many Problems at Home

Turkey's Syria policy hardly could have been worse.


NATO and Turkey: Moribund Alliances, Military Snares and Unnecessary Wars

NATO has turned into an association that drags members into everyone else’s wars, actually reducing collective security.

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April 23, 2014