Turkey in NATO? No

Former U.S. Pentagon official Michael Rubin writes for the American Enterprise Institute that Erdogan has transformed Turkey and the Turkish army into a country and military that are no longer compatible with NATO. Whereas the Turkish army was once a bastion...

Bulgarian town pioneers ban on burqa

The Bulgarian city Pazardjik has banned women from wearing burqas in public places, Balkan Insight reports. Pazardjik’s mainly Roma Iztok neighborhood has become a stronghold for radical Islam over the past few years. The Bulgarian parliament is now expected to...

Bursa: Suicide bomber hits Western Turkey

A female suicide bomber attacked the Turkish city of Bursa on Wednesday, injurying 13 people, the BBC reports. The attacker detonated the bomb near the city’s 14th Century Grand Mosque. As with a recent bombing in Ankara, the U.S. Embassy warned of credible...