A Donald Trump presidency would test the alliance to breaking point at a time when it faces threats across a wide range of fronts

Whether over opt-outs, expansion or sovereignty, British prime ministers have consistently been outmanoeuvred by Brussels

Turkish democracy remains under threat despite Erdogan’s election setback

‘In the savage quagmire of Iraq, the Kurdish enclave is a state in all but name—and one that displays Western traits of decency, tolerance, freedom, stability and prosperity’

Assisting the Free Syria Army to overthrow Assad by force will only lead to further religious persecution, torture and death

‘Despite the Turkish origins of most of the victims, the Munich court failed to allocate a single press seat in the Zschäpe murder trial to a Turkish media outlet’

The nominally secular Turkish state has distanced itself from its erstwhile alliance with Israel. The region is now on the brink

In Kalkan, Turkey, the British tourists that fall for dubious property bargains have only their poor taste to blame

Decadent expats in Istanbul may be morally outrageous but they add foreign flavour to the newest party city