Foreign Affairs

Turkey purge: is military coup a lesser evil than Erdoğan's Islamism?

  Following last week's military coup – which is never the answer to anything – President Erdoğan is purging Turkey's civic institutions of every whiff of opposition, dissent, criticism and minor gripe. It is unknown how many schoolteachers and university…

China abolishes the cross of Christ

  China's stock-market has plunged: its GDP has crashed, the yuan has been devalued and economic confidence is in free fall. Another boom-and-bust bubble has burst: Mammon threatens another tidal…