Escalation in Crimea threatens Erdogan - Putin rapprochement (Commentary)
Gareth Davies - 23 August 2016
With tensions rising between Russia and Ukraine, Erdogan may find himself forced to decide which side of the fence he sits on. That may entail falling out of love with Russia all over again.
Taking Turkey seriously (Commentary)
Carl Bildt - 12 August 2016
Make no mistake: the West’s attitude toward Turkey matters.
Vladimir and Nicholas: Putinism enters a new historic phase (Commentary)
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.
Turkey after July 15: The view from Ankara (Commentary)
ECFR - 02 August 2016
Dr. Ibrahim Kalin, Ambassador and Presidential Spokesperson, speaks to ECFR about the July 15 coup attempt and its aftermath.
Turkey’s failed coup could be good news for international action on Syria (Commentary)
Turkey's constrained military and inward focus could soften its 'Assad must go' policy.
Turkey’s failed coup changes nothing and yet everything (Commentary)
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.
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