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Recep Erdogan

  1. turkey
    Trump Does Erdogan’s Post-Invasion PR for Him in Joint Press ConferenceTrump buckled to Turkish positions multiple times in the meeting, consistent with his larger habit of giving in to authoritarian leaders in person.
  2. world view
    Trump Is Letting Turkey Bully the United StatesThe U.S. delegation got to announce a Syria cease-fire, but only after Ankara gave them a taste of the humiliation that weak nations endure regularly.
  3. foreign policy
    Pence Says Turkey Has Agreed to Cease-fire in SyriaTurkey has reportedly agreed to halt its invasion for five days so that Kurdish forces can peacefully withdraw from the contested region.
  4. president trump
    Read President Trump’s Bizarre Letter to Turkey’s President“Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool!”
  5. syria
    Trump Announces Sanctions Against Turkey, Also HimselfTrump’s sanctions against “any persons contributing to Turkey’s destabilizing actions in northeast Syria” appear to apply to himself.
  6. president trump
    Trump’s Betrayal of the Kurds May Be the Dumbest Move of His PresidencyHe found one of the few ways to make GOP senators shout, “Donald Trump is misusing executive power,” right as impeachment gets rolling.
  7. syria
    Why Trump’s Evangelical Allies Are Enraged Over His Betrayal of the KurdsNeocons aren’t the only ones angry at Trump for green-lighting a Turkish invasion. Religious leaders say it could harm Christians in the region.
  8. corruption
    Trump’s (Insane) Conflict of Interest in the Turkey-Syria DisputeTrump collects millions in royalties from a licensing agreement in Istanbul — a deal that an ally of Erdogan could cancel at any time.
  9. war
    White House Announces Turkey Will Soon Invade SyriaThe U.S. may be abandoning its Kurdish allies, as the White House moves remaining troops from the “immediate area” of the invasion in northern Syria.
  10. authoritarianism
    Turkey Reportedly Seeks Arrest Warrant for Knicks Center Enes KanterKanter says he fears he’ll be extradited or even killed for criticizing Erdogan and backing Fethullah Gulen, an exiled cleric living in Pennsylvania.