Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Jan 2018

That’s one heck of an ally we’ve got there

This guy…

Dec 2017
Nov 2017

Someone needs something to be thankful for very badly

Of course, the alternative was to be arrested

They would no doubt like to, but…

Oct 2017

Turkey and the era of “hostage diplomacy”

Jazz Shaw Oct 25, 2017 12:31 PM

They won’t stop if it’s working

To their credit, it’s a fair question

So this is what it took?

This is our friend?

Sep 2017

“Sit still!”

Yet another messy situation in the region

No guns for you!

Freedom’s just another word…

A dangerous partner

We already knew. Just ask Pastor Andrew Brunson

Aug 2017

19 indicted over brawl outside Turkish embassy

John Sexton Aug 30, 2017 1:21 PM

“All 19 defendants were indicted on a charge of conspiracy to commit a crime of violence”

Spain is now helping Turkey arrest journalists

Jazz Shaw Aug 10, 2017 12:41 PM

This is a depressing turn of events

Jul 2017

Just what we needed. Not.

They may be on to something

Final straw?

Lock him up?

Dubious but not definitive

Locking up the intelligentsia

The big kids’ table

Jun 2017

No extra beatings required, thanks

“We will answer them on the field”

Big man on the Middle Eastern campus

No tolerance for thugs.

Two arrested for violence outside Turkish embassy

John Sexton Jun 14, 2017 5:21 PM

“DC police…identified 34 of 42 people who were involved in the fight”

Erdogan: Isolating Qatar is “inhumane”

Jazz Shaw Jun 13, 2017 6:01 PM

You don’t say…

Sends a bit of a message, don’t you think?

Enough is enough

Now Turkey has arrested the father of an NBA player

Jazz Shaw Jun 05, 2017 10:41 AM

We have some particularly odd allies these days

May 2017

Change the language, change the world

Suddenly the EU is back at the table with Turkey

Jazz Shaw May 28, 2017 9:31 AM

All is forgiven, eh?

But beating up protesters in America is still A-Okay!


Behind closed doors

Low expectations met

Interesting timing

Ready to move in June?

What’s the end game here?