Assad’s Earthquake Opportunism
The regime in Damascus tries to shed its pariah status while simultaneously stalling relief work.
Picking Through Turkey’s Rubble
A rocky earthquake recovery will have political consequences for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Death Toll Still Rising in Turkey, Syria
Plus: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declares a state of emergency and rescue teams head to the region.
Last Call in Brussels
Why should NATO continue to let Turkey hold it hostage?
The Turkish Roadblock to an Expanded NATO
Sweden and Finland still want to join the alliance, but Turkey stands squarely in the way.
Turkish Demands Over Kurdish Refugees Are Threatening Sweden’s NATO Accession
It’s time for the U.S. and other NATO nations to put pressure on Erdoğan.
Erdogan’s Coming U-Turn on Syria
Why the Turkish president will likely drop his hopes of toppling Assad.
The Islamic World’s Uyghur Silence
Muslim-majority nations turn their backs on China’s Uyghurs while decrying Islamophobia in the West.
Turkey on the Brink
Next year’s presidential election could reshape how Ankara sees its place in the world.
The U.S.-Turkey Relationship Just Got More Complicated
A terrorist attack in Istanbul renews tensions between longtime allies.
Making Turkey Choose
The NATO member tries to plays both sides in Russia’s war against Ukraine.