Global Trouble

American philosopher Judith Butler discusses American vulgarity, Middle East upheaval, and other forms of the global crisis.

The AKP’s Resilience in Turkey

/ Tahrir Forum

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party successfully convinced a cross-section of voters that it was the only party able to maintain domestic security.

Erdoğan’s Dangerous Game in Turkey

/ Tahrir Forum

Turkey’s AKP now seems prepared to do almost anything to stay in power. Once hailed as a democratic model for the Middle East, the government has veered towards authoritarianism.