Recep Tayyip Erdogan
May 2017
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Suddenly the EU is back at the table with Turkey

Jazz Shaw May 28, 2017 9:31 AM

All is forgiven, eh?

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Seriously? Now Turkey wants us to turn over an NBA player on terror charges

Jazz Shaw May 27, 2017 11:31 AM

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

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About face: Turns out Trump did discuss Pastor Brunson with Erdogan

Jazz Shaw May 17, 2017 8:01 AM

Behind closed doors

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So that meeting with Erdogan was kind of a bust, huh?

Jazz Shaw May 16, 2017 10:01 PM

Low expectations met

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Turkey: On second thought, we won’t bomb US allies advancing on Raqqa

Ed Morrissey May 12, 2017 4:41 PM

Ready to move in June?

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Guess who’s coming to dinner at the White House (the AYFKM edition)

Jazz Shaw May 11, 2017 8:01 AM

What’s the end game here?

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Turkey to Trump: Don’t send weapons to terrorist Kurds

Ed Morrissey May 10, 2017 10:01 AM


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Erdogan calls on Muslims to “flood the mosque” in Jerusalem

Jazz Shaw May 09, 2017 6:01 PM

Not a big fan of the Jews, really

Apr 2017
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It’s a bad time to be a police officer in Turkey

Jazz Shaw Apr 27, 2017 9:21 AM

More of Erdogan’s political enemies are hauled off to the dungeons

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Status quo: Trump follows Obama lead on Armenian genocide

Ed Morrissey Apr 24, 2017 8:01 PM

Politically correct?

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Turkey is one step closer to complete tyranny

Jazz Shaw Apr 17, 2017 8:01 AM

A dodgy election which probably can’t be overturned

Mar 2017
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Preemptive “Turexit” vote? Turkey may call for referendum on EU membership

Jazz Shaw Mar 26, 2017 11:01 AM

Probably wasn’t going to happen anyway

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Turkey’s president may “review” ties to Europe after the referendum

Jazz Shaw Mar 21, 2017 1:31 PM

The ties that don’t bind

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Erdogan’s next move: Restore capital punishment

Jazz Shaw Mar 18, 2017 7:01 PM

Just the sort of tool you want to hand to a tyrant

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The Washington Post notices Turkey’s “downward spiral”

Jazz Shaw Mar 15, 2017 10:41 AM

Better late than never

Feb 2017
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The Turkish people may have finally noticed that their president is becoming a tyrant

Jazz Shaw Feb 22, 2017 6:01 PM

The takeover may not be a done deal

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American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been held captive in Turkey for four months. The President must act.

Jazz Shaw Feb 06, 2017 8:01 AM

The White House is taking too long to answer this question

Jan 2017
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A bit more freedom of speech in Germany

Jazz Shaw Jan 26, 2017 8:01 AM

An ironic twist to an outdated law

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Turkey’s currency begins to contract as tyranny takes hold

Jazz Shaw Jan 22, 2017 11:01 AM

Western outlets fleeing the scene

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Video: Turkish parliament literally comes to blows over Erdogan’s “reforms”

Jazz Shaw Jan 19, 2017 10:41 AM

A “floor fight” takes on a new meaning

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How much influence will pro-Erdogan voices have on President Trump?

Jazz Shaw Jan 15, 2017 11:01 AM

A dangerous situation awaits the new president

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Erdogan seems to think he can do business with Donald Trump

Jazz Shaw Jan 09, 2017 6:21 PM

Might want to deliver our hostage first, Dictatory McDictatorface

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Turkey is holding an American pastor in prison on bogus charges

Jazz Shaw Jan 07, 2017 8:31 AM

Several bridges too far

Dec 2016
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Erdogan acts predictably after ambassador’s assassination

Jazz Shaw Dec 24, 2016 8:31 AM

Still following the despot’s playbook

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BREAKING: Russian ambassador shot in Turkey

Jazz Shaw Dec 19, 2016 12:31 PM

Trust me… this is going to end very badly. Probably for the Kurds.

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Three guesses who Putin is hanging out with again

Jazz Shaw Dec 17, 2016 8:31 PM

… and the first two don’t count

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Turkey’s Erdogan uses bombing as excuse to lock up hundreds of Kurds

Jazz Shaw Dec 13, 2016 10:01 AM

The crackdown continues

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Guess who else made Time’s PoTY shortlist? A tyrannical madman

Jazz Shaw Dec 07, 2016 7:41 PM

Well, I suppose he was an “agent of change” to be sure

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Erdogan’s next step toward absolute power includes a chat with Putin

Jazz Shaw Dec 05, 2016 4:01 PM

Nice constitution you’ve got there. Be a shame if anything happened to it

Nov 2016
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BBC: The torture of Erdogan’s enemies in Turkey has been going on for months

Jazz Shaw Nov 28, 2016 4:01 PM

Democracy in Turkey has failed