Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Aug 2018

Sure. That sounds just, er… great

Are we dealing with a NATO partner or terrorists here?

It’s more complicated than that

Tension.

Trump: Let’s double down on Turkey sanctions

Ed Morrissey Aug 10, 2018 10:01 AM

“They have their dollar, we have our God.”

The Art of the Deal, Take 2: Don’t trust, verify.

Jul 2018

Time to cut bait?

A step in the right direction, but why now?

Germany is suddenly making nice with Turkey. Why?

Jazz Shaw Jul 23, 2018 8:01 AM

Shifting alliances

The kangaroo court is in session

Jun 2018

Populism and the popular vote.

Still not getting my hopes up

Could Erdogan actually be voted out in Turkey?

Jazz Shaw Jun 16, 2018 11:31 AM

Unlikely, but something strange is afoot

Why would we be sending F-35s to Turkey?

Jazz Shaw Jun 05, 2018 12:31 PM

Surely we could get a few things in return

May 2018

This has dragged on for far too long

Apr 2018

Something is afoot

Russia, Iran and now Turkey move on Syria without Trump

Andrew Malcolm Apr 05, 2018 2:41 PM

Trouble Three Times Over

Mar 2018

Time is running out for Pastor Andrew Brunson

Jazz Shaw Mar 15, 2018 10:41 AM

Hostage diplomacy

Feb 2018

The Tyrant of Turkey sees all

Jan 2018

But what did you expect?

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