Pinar Tremblay

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a statement to reporters alongside US President Donald Trump after their meeting at the White House in Washington, May 16, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

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Why Erdogan's US visit will only create more problems for Turkey

Friday, May. 19, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

The expectation that Erdogan and Trump will get along because they share dominant personality traits backfired, as Erdogan concluded the shortest international meeting in his 15-year political history.

Will US-Kurdish deal force Turkey back to PKK negotiation table?

Friday, May. 12, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

As Turkey's conflict with the PKK drags on and the United States has made obvious its support for Syria's Kurds, now would be an opportune time to restart negotiations with the PKK.

Despite crackdown on Victoria's Secret, Turkey's lingerie industry still in fashion

Wednesday, May. 17, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

The government’s TV watchdog, the Radio and Television Supreme Council, fined two private television channels for supposedly endangering Turkish youth’s morals by showing the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show.

Three reasons Turkey bombed Syria and Iraq

Tuesday, May. 2, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Turkish government officials provided Al-Monitor rare insight into Turkey's mindset, explaining the reasoning behind the controversial attacks on Syrian Kurdish fighters.

Has Turkey's referendum emboldened hate?

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Threats and venomous words against Turkish women have caused an uproar among citizens but haven't drawn much of a reaction from the government.

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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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