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Umar Farooq

Umar Farooq’s reporting appears in The Wall Street Journal and The Daily Beast.

Articles

In the Turkish government’s rush to root out conspirators, the threshold for guilt is low.

Umar Farooq

After Turkey's failed 2016 coup, retribution has become a farcical national obsession.

Umar Farooq

Kurds—the largest stateless ethnic group in the world—can be found on all sides of an increasingly complex conflict that stretches across Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

Umar Farooq

Fears of terrorism, and President Erdoğan’s rivalry with an exiled theologian, have become excuses for censorship and repression.

Umar Farooq

The neglect and abuse of Pakistan's tribal areas.

Umar Farooq

Hammad joined ISIS in 2013, impressed by their ambition and military prowess. He left when he saw their tyranny.

Umar Farooq