How a once trustworthy NATO ally, an aspiring EU candidate and an emerging power came to be ruled by one strong man.
Turkey is recovering from a failed coup, not a war, but it could learn from the practice of post-conflict reconstruction.
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.
The sacking of Turkish education staff speaks to a broader agenda of control through removing educated dissident voices.
The Turkish government is accusing the Gülen movement of being behind the recent coup attempt, but there are reasons to doubt the claim.