Analysis

Turkish PM Erdogan: the speedy transformation of an imperial puppet

SIBEL EDMONDS
Have you heard this famous quote ‘Marketing is everything … and everything is marketing’? I know it was originally meant for product sales, because admit it, you can have the best product engineering, financial backing and operational mastery … but in the end the success of your product is determined by how your customers perceive your product-your brand.

Ataturk, Ben-Gurion, and Turkey’s road not taken

GABRIEL MITCHELL
Although they appear very far apart today, Israel and Turkey share common historical DNA. The two countries were forged in the same fire of post-World War I secularism, anti-imperialism, and ethnic nationalism; and they have both been tested by significant domestic and regional challenges.

Why the ‘Netanyahu Doctrine’ makes sense

EINAT WILF
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emerged from his meeting Monday with President Barack Obama, he may have recognized in the president a fellow proponent of the Netanyahu Doctrine: to avoid the use of force, be ready to use it.

Erdoğan is not Turkey’s only problem

DANI RODRIK
Türkan Saylan was a trailblazing physician, one of Turkey’s first female dermatologists and a leading campaigner against leprosy. She was also a staunch secularist who established a foundation to provide scholarships to young girls so they could attend school.