Pinar Tremblay

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seen on the monitor of a TV camera as he speaks during a ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, July 21, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Murad Sezer)

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Corruption, nepotism obvious under Erdogan

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Trading in political influence is becoming more evident — some would say it's becoming the norm — in Turkey, where all power appears to be in one person's hand.

Tourism report signals wider issues for women in Turkey

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Turks are angry about Forbes magazine's story that listed Turkey as being a dangerous destination for women traveling alone, but do they have cause?

Turkey's pervasive president may be wearing out his welcome

Friday, Jul. 28, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

"Erdoganmania" is evolving into Erdogan fatigue as he exhausts people with his constant interference in their lives.

The motives behind Turkey's decision to reveal US military intel

Monday, Jul. 24, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Turkish anger over US weapons being used by the Kurdistan Workers Party against its soldiers may be the leading cause behind the leak by its state-run news agency.

Turkey’s parliament could be finalizing its own demise

Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

The "palace regime," a phrase coined by opposition members to define the Turkish president's agenda, aims to silence the last legitimate venue for political opposition prior to the 2019 presidential election.

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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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