Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the Turkish capital.
November 19, 2022
While old foe Netanyahu was out of office, Turkey’s president restored relations with Israel. But Netanyahu is back.
November 15, 2022
Story breaks that ultra-nationalist spoke on phone with bombing suspect. Erdogan officials, meanwhile, point finger at US citing Washington’s connections with Kurdish militants.
October 3, 2022
President Erdogan will soon come to accept he’s already lost at the ballot box. But he won’t accept that it’s all over. Watch closely.
September 26, 2022
Turkey’s Erdogan administration again spooked by the lurching lira. Small matter of Jamal Khashoggi appears to be ancient history.
September 22, 2022
Banking stocks rose to wacky heights, then collapsed. Fed governor Jerome Powell got the blame. Only an oaf would buy that story.
September 16, 2022
Mystery sum helping to finance chronic current account deficit could be linked to ‘wealth amnesties’ allowing crime proceeds into banking system.