Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have a long history as leaders of their countries and players in the Syrian war.
An historian based in Poland sees many similarities between Trump and authoritarian nationalists like Poland's Jarosław Kaczyński. But the parallels only go so far.
Does the Turkish government have ulterior motives in its attempt to make Istanbul a global financial centre?
The divisive tactics that put Turkey's president in control could yet be his undoing.
Ambassador Karlov's death will weaken Turkey's influence in the Syrian conflict.
Integrating large refugee populations goes far beyond simply offering citizenship to some.
In Turkey's climate of general political repression, cyberactivism constitutes a real alternative for engaged citizens.
A young boy is strapped with explosives and sent to detonate himself and those around him at a school. An expert on terrorism explains how and why children become embroiled in militant conflicts.
Turkey is recovering from a failed coup, not a war, but it could learn from the practice of post-conflict reconstruction.
Turkey is sliding into autocracy – and the man at the helm seems keen to speed things up.
The protests that helped end the attempted coup turned into an affirmation of Turkish democracy. Can it help resolve the Kurdish crisis?
Unexpected calls to prayer from mosques in Turkey caught many off guard on the night of the attempted coup. An ethnomusicologist explains the political and social power of sound.
It may sound farfetched that a scholar living in Pennsylvania planned the overthrow of the Turkish government. But Turkey is demanding the U.S. extradite the Hizmet leader.
Quick measures by the central bank prevented a financial crisis, but investors are worried. Longer-term economic effects will depend on how long Erdogan's purge goes on.
In the space of two days, Turkey showed more diplomatic goodwill than it has in the last two years. Why?
A scholar who grew up in Turkey explains the important role Turkey's academics play and why, following the recent coup, the government went after them.
A professor at Ohio State surveyed Turkish citizens about their views on democracy. What he learned helps explain the current crisis in the EU wannabe.
Emergency laws can sometimes be the biggest threat to a state and its people.
The Turkish government is accusing the Gülen movement of being behind the recent coup attempt, but there are reasons to doubt the claim.
The U.S. State Department and the United Nations are spending big bucks to support the internet as a boon for democracy. But new research shows just providing access isn't enough.