Turkish Coup: Secularists’ Last Gasp

The attempted coup d’état in Turkey was the last gasp of the pro-secular forces in that country against the Islamification and drive to authoritarianism under Recep Erdogan. The Turkish army has always... Read more »

“Erdogan Insult” Raises Pressure on Merkel

FULL POEM IN ENGLISH—Turkish president Recep Erdogan’s demand that Germany prosecute a TV satirist over a childish off-color poem has succeeded in placing Chancellor Angela Merkel in a serious predicament—because she needs... Read more »