Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 09 August 2016
Erdoğan’s visit to Saint Petersburg will likely usher in closer ties with Russia and send strong message to the West – that Ankara has options.
Mark Galeotti - 09 August 2016
Vladimir is not Nicholas, and the 2010s are not the 1850s. Nonetheless, if Putinism is entering its “Nicolaevian” phase, it raises some worrying implications for the future.
ECFR - 02 August 2016
Dr. Ibrahim Kalin, Ambassador and Presidential Spokesperson, speaks to ECFR about the July 15 coup attempt and its aftermath.
Julien Barnes-Dacey & Ellie Geranmayeh - 28 July 2016
Turkey's constrained military and inward focus could soften its 'Assad must go' policy.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 21 July 2016
Turkey's counter-coup has concentrated state power in the hands of President Erdogan, thrown state services into turmoil and unsettled Turkey's allies.
Jeremy Shapiro - 21 July 2016
The US-Turkey relationship will fail to evolve into a true alliance of trust and thus be of limited use in defeating ISIS or ending the civil war with the Kurds in Turkey.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 06 July 2016
With a Kurdish insurgency brewing at home and US and Russian support for Kurdish forces on Turkey’s southern flank in Syria, an overhaul in foreign policy presented itself as an unavoidable strategic imperative.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 08 June 2016
Turkey’s outrage at the German vote on the Armenian genocide is for domestic consumption – Erdoğan is careful not to derail his deal with the EU or become still more isolated.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 10 May 2016
Davutoğlu’s departure may cut the EU and Turkey’s honeymoon period short, and endanger the refugee deal agreed just two months ago.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 12 April 2016
Turkey has entered open war with ISIS and is attempting to stifle Kurdish gains in norther Syria
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