Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Global Politics

Turkey's role in Libya

Turkey had intended to oppose the intervention in Libya, despite the country's membership in NATO. But then Ankara changed its mind and was on board, when the alliance agreed to take over the military effort. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Istanbul.

Conflict & Justice

Press freedom in Turkey

Matthew Brunwasser reports from Istanbul about Turkey's spotty record on press freedom. Turkey claims to be a model of a Middle Eastern democracy, but is it really? Politicians of all stripes are accused of stifling free speech.