New, extreme levels of censorship in Turkey could lead to waves of digital activism by tech-savvy generations.
Yes, a lot of Turkish citizens are looking for a chance to start new lives abroad – but not all of them are doing it for the same reasons.
Those accused of involvement in the 2016 coup in Turkey must wear brown uniforms in court, while those accused of terrorism must wear grey ones.
Experts agree that Turkey is even further polarised after contested unofficial results show President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won the right to expand his powers.
The Trump administration may do well to make a friend of the federal bureaucracy it’s so intent on gutting, according to an expert who studies the role of civil servants in government.
Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have a long history as leaders of their countries and players in the Syrian war.
The divisive tactics that put Turkey’s president in control could yet be his undoing.
The people of Turkey have less and less access to independent news.
There is potential to transform the country into a pluralist and inclusive democracy.
Turkey is recovering from a failed coup, not a war, but it could learn from the practice of post-conflict reconstruction.
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.
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.
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.
The EU can’t be too tough on Erdogan as it relies on his nation’s pipelines and shipping routes.
The sacking of Turkish education staff speaks to a broader agenda of control through removing educated dissident voices.
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.
Turkish higher education has got used to repression, but this is on another scale.
President Erdoğan has described the failed coup as a ‘gift from god’. And we can expect him to make the most of it.