PAY AS YOU STAY?
Here’s What Trump Is Really Plotting in Syria
The World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler Returns to Turkey
The film ‘Midnight Express’ did lasting damage to Turkey’s reputation. Billy Hayes writes about revisiting the place he was imprisoned, as chronicled in the doc ‘Midnight Return.’
The ISIS Volunteer Who Won’t Be Coming Home
The author has followed the story of a young Tunisian ISIS recruit and his family for almost four years. Today he is not in paradise, and not in hell, but somewhere in between.
IN ASSAD WE TRUST
America’s Dirty Secret: De Facto Alliance With Assad
The Kurdish forces the U.S. works with against ISIS are now fighting a pitched battle with Turkey—and turning to the Damascus regime for help.
Are Turkey and the U.S. Headed for a Huge Showdown in Syria?
As Turkish tanks roll in, the Trump administration’s not-so-well-laid plans to keep U.S. troops in Syria to build a Kurdish border force have gone wildly awry.
Stealing a Classic
Watch: Turkey’s Ripoff of ‘Star Wars’
Çetin İnanç, a Turkish filmmaker who specialized in gangster films and light erotic fiction, had a problem. The only solution, as he saw it, was to rip off the space epic.
U.S. Convicts Turkish Banker of Violating Iran Sanctions
Mehmet Atilla is going to prison after the man who invented the scheme, Reza Zarrab, flipped and accused President Erdogan of approving business with Tehran.
Feds’ Witness Caught Saying He Might Lie to Get out of Jail
Reza Zarrab orchestrated a scheme to let Turkey do business with Iran, then flipped. The prosecution's case could be tainted after a judge said his recorded calls are fair game.