How polarization is poisoning Turkey and Egypt.
In Turkey, different colors have long been associated with particular beliefs. Most recently, a rainbow coalition has spread across the country.
On Taksim, tear gas, and loving a tyrant because he feeds you.
The protests in Turkey, and the government’s response, highlight a problem more complex than a single micro-managing autocrat.
We’re not moving toward a surveillance state; we live in the heart of one.
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.
The owner of a bookstore in Antalya, Turkey has more to offer than books.
As the disappeared from the Kurdish-Turkish conflict are unearthed from unmarked graves, will the government help deliver justice?
There are heartening signs of improved relations between the civil and military arms of Turkey’s government, but much work remains.