From democrat to dictator to diplomat: Western media’s shifting narratives on Erdogan
Over 20 years of Erdogan's rule, the western media narrative has shifted from calling him a 'reformer' to labelling him a 'dictator.' Now, with the Turkish president's unexpected electoral comeback, western media's tone has softened yet again.
Deporting Syrians: A ploy to propel Lebanon’s US-backed army chief into power?
Did Lebanon's US-backed army commander exploit the Syrian refugee crisis and incite clashes with them to catapult himself into the highly-contested Lebanese presidency? The US silence on Joseph Aoun's illegal deportations last week is deafening.