Pinar Tremblay

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, March 19, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Murad Sezer)

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What's behind Erdogan's recent angry outbursts?

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Turkish President Erdogan’s blustering toward the West seems to have ran its course with the exhausted Turkish public, however, it still works to coax Justice and Development Party elites.

Are Turkey's big businesses breaking with AKP?

Monday, Mar. 20, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

A businesses' commercial to celebrate International Women’s Day may be a troubling sign for the AKP and the upcoming constitutional referendum.

Henna-adorned hands give voice to Turkish referendum opponents

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

A female politician with an ultranationalist background rocks the social and political scene on International Women’s Day using a simple flag designed on her palm with henna.

Next in line on Erdogan's warpath: Naughty Islamists

Thursday, Mar. 9, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is cracking down on Islamists — even peaceful ones — who fail to applaud him.

Turkish fashionistas commercialize July 15 coup attempt

Thursday, Mar. 2, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

People who rallied against a military coup attempt on July 15 are distraught by the increased commercialization of their gallantry.

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Tremblay is a columnist for Al-Monitor's Turkey Pulse and a visiting scholar of political science at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is a columnist for Turkish news outlet T24. Her articles have appeared in Time, New America, Hurriyet Daily News, Today's Zaman, Star and Salom. On Twitter: @pinartremblay

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