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The Lonely Man of the Middle East

Stanley Weiss | Posted 10.27.2012 | World
Stanley Weiss

That the leader of secular, democratic Turkey -- a long-time U.S. ally and member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- has managed to out-Putin Putin when it comes to steamrolling civil liberties the past ten years is just the beginning of the way politics is changing on the Black Sea.

The Arab Spring Reshuffles Turkey's Cards

Raghida Dergham | Posted 07.15.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

Turkish PM Erdogan finds himself today trapped between his friendships with unpopular Arab and Iranian leaders and the public in those countries who is now crossing into democracy and poised to accuse him of double standards.