International

07/22/2016 - 2:00pm

    Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has accused a Muslim cleric in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains of plotting last weekend's attempted military coup, and some Turkish officials accuse the U.S. of playing a role.

    The cleric, Fethullah...

07/22/2016 - 1:00pm

    In the wake of Friday's coup attempt, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan can hardly be blamed for purging the military. But firing 2,745 judges without any investigation or demonstrated connection to the coup is another matter. The action threatens the rule of...

07/22/2016 - 9:00am

    The Obama administration has spent years feuding with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but the White House quickly condemned this weekend's coup attempt and made clear that it believed Erdogan - whatever his faults - was the legitimate leader of his country...

07/22/2016 - 8:00am

    What is worse than an ever-more-authoritarian regime that constantly aims to crush a robust civil society? The answe emerged bluntly in Turkey on Friday night: to have your army pointing its guns at you. To have your army bombing the parliament building. To have a...

07/21/2016 - 7:00pm

    Has there been a more troubling time for free expression worldwide than right now?

    I can't remember one. Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, has the numbers to back...

07/21/2016 - 6:00pm

    On Bastille Day 2015, my family and I walked over to the banks of the Saône river in Lyon to watch the fireworks with thousands of the city's residents. I only briefly noticed the metal barricades blocking the street set up next to the French fry stands....

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