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Posts Tagged: Turkey coup

February 3, 2017 5:01 am
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Erdogan: A Classic Case of How Power Corrupts

Much has been written on the endemic corruption in Turkey that involves virtually every social stratum -- including political, judicial, government administration, private sector, civil society, business...

October 31, 2016 9:46 am
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Turkish Police Detain Staff Members of Opposition Newspaper in Post-Coup Crackdown

Turkish police have detained the editor and several writers of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet amid a crackdown on media after the failed July coup. The journalists are...

September 11, 2016 3:30 am
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Despite Turkey’s Horrible Abuses, CAIR Continues to Shill for Ankara

A delegation from Turkey's parliament came to Washington last week, in order to make the case for extraditing Fethullah Gülen -- an opposition figure living in self-imposed exile...

September 2, 2016 10:50 am
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Turkey Says Over 40,000 Civil Servants Fired After Failed Coup

The Turkish government's Official Gazette has announced that nearly 43,000 people have been expelled from their jobs in public institutions for alleged ties to terror...

August 10, 2016 6:41 am
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Is Turkey Following Pakistan’s Descent Into Islamization?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's oppressive response to July's failed coup attempt -- in which he sacked thousands of government officials and journalists in a sweeping purge -- threatens...

August 9, 2016 5:53 am
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Erdogan-Gulen Power Struggle Divides European Turks

On the night of July 15, members of the Turkish military stormed the state-run TRT news agency in Ankara and forced an anchorwoman to read...

August 4, 2016 6:43 am
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Erdogan’s Coup Survival: Don’t Call It Democracy

Nihad Awad, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) executive director, is in Turkey this week. It isn't clear why, but Awad is taking advantage of his travels...

July 22, 2016 7:07 am
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Hamas — and Erdogan’s Funny Definition of Democracy

Hamas was one of the many entities rushing to congratulate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his successful quashing of the attempted coup against his...

July 22, 2016 3:49 am
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Turkey’s Elected Dictator

Even before the failed military coup, Turkey’s President Erdogan governed like a dictator who had the last word on all state matters. The botched coup...

July 21, 2016 9:11 am
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Erdogan Declares Three-Month State of Emergency After Failed Coup in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared Wednesday that the government would be implementing a three-month state of emergency following Friday’s failed army coup. The state of...

July 21, 2016 2:55 am
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Why I Supported the Turkish Coup Attempt

Every major government condemned the coup attempt in Turkey, as did all four of the parties with representatives in the Turkish parliament. So did even...

July 21, 2016 2:50 am
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Turkey After the Failed Coup: Fascism

JNS.org - We live in an era of resurgent, strongman leaders. Some of them, like Russian President Vladimir Putin, carry an aura of invincibility, a sense that...

July 20, 2016 8:53 am
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Turkey Suspends, Detains More Than 50,000 in Purge After Failed Coup

Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police...

July 19, 2016 10:09 am
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Turkish President Erdogan Describes Night of Coup, Contemplates Return of Death Penalty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a series of televised appearances overnight in which he disclosed dramatic details of his survival on the night of...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

In UN General Assembly Speeches, Palestinian and Iranian Leaders Savage Isr...

Attacks on Israel's legitimacy were in full flow at the UN General Assembly session in New York City on Wednesday,...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Nixes High Court Request to Reconsider Freeze of Weste...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected a request by the High Court of Justice to implement the Western Wall...

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