Over the past few weeks, the Trump administration has turned up the heat on Tehran. Way up. A
“Every year, we hear that this is the worst year ever for U.S.-Turkish relations,” a prominent Turkish academic wryly remarked to me last month during my visit to the country. “This year, they might be right.”
Since 2002, the Justice & Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, or AKP) has decisively dominated national politics in Turkey.
Washington cannot afford to cede dominance over this important technology to Beijing.
Mr. Pirchner’s little book provides a good summary of the main political events of post-communist Russia, many that we have already forgotten.