Ece Temelkuran: Revolutionary NiceFebruary 2014
Free Expression: The surprising weapon of the Taksim Gezi Park protests: a cheery disposition.
Kuzguncuk HotelJanuary 2014
what’s life but where my memories keep shacking up
Richard Falk: Two Forms of Lethal PolarizationNovember 2013
How polarization is poisoning Turkey and Egypt.
Kaya Genç: The Political Color WheelNovember 2013
In Turkey, different colors have long been associated with particular beliefs. Most recently, a rainbow coalition has spread across the country.
Jennifer MacKenzie: Waiting for AtaturkJuly 2013
On Taksim, tear gas, and loving a tyrant because he feeds you.
Patrick Wrigley: Menace to SocietyJune 2013
The protests in Turkey, and the government’s response, highlight a problem more complex than a single micro-managing autocrat.
Trevor Paglen: Turnkey Tyranny, Surveillance and the Terror StateJune 2013
We’re not moving toward a surveillance state; we live in the heart of one.
Assad’s CastawaysMay 2013
A portrait of Syria’s child-refugees in Antakya, Turkey.
Not much ever happened in Blaustein, but, even if it did, I would still remember the words she said, because it was the first time I’d heard them used, and their meaning, the parentheses they opened in my German existence every time someone used them, shocked me and made me feel like an intruder.
Tara Isabella Burton: “Constantinople”March 2013
The owner of a bookstore in Antalya, Turkey has more to offer than books.
Justice DelayedJanuary 2013
As the disappeared from the Kurdish-Turkish conflict are unearthed from unmarked graves, will the government help deliver justice?
Richard Falk: Ten Years of AKP Leadership in TurkeySeptember 2012
There are heartening signs of improved relations between the civil and military arms of Turkey’s government, but much work remains.