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Should Turkey Remain in NATO After the Fall of Kobani?

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 12.14.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Erdogan must be made to understand that if his increasingly authoritarian and benighted regime, one that strays ever farther from the secular foundations of Kemalism, is to preserve its chance to forge the economic partnerships with Europe, that chance passes through Kobani and its defense: That chance depends on the aid delivered to the heroines and the heroes of the beleaguered city.

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.