September 27, 2007
Watch Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan discuss Turkey's recent elections and its foreign policy goals for the years ahead.
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January 17, 2017
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's vision for an executive presidency promises to continue his country's slide toward authoritarianism.
February 8, 2018
Turkey’s Islamist president is the first civilian with control over his country’s military—and you can tell by the results.
February 4, 2015
This article was originally published here on Politico.com on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.
Last month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan did something so outrageous he went viral. On January 12, …
March 27, 2013
There has been much ink spilled in the last week over the rapprochement between Israel and Turkey. I have been somewhat reluctant to weigh-in if only because I was fairly certain that reconciliation…
March 30, 2016
To welcome Turkey’s President Erdogan to Washington, a group of several dozen former officials, foreign policy analysts, and academics have written him an open letter. The letter can be found here, a…
June 22, 2016
Sabina Frizell is a research associate in the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations.
This week alone, Turkey jailed two journalists on trumped-up terror…
January 4, 2016
The Turkish presidency is seeking to clarify President Erdogan's recent remarks in which he favorably compared his vision of an executive presidency with Nazi Germany. This is not the first time he h…
January 23, 2014
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a stunningly gifted politician. He can be thuggish, high-handed, painfully arrogant, but he also seems to have an innate sense of what makes many Turks tick and how to connec…