Kılıç Buğra Kanat

Kılıç Buğra Kanat

Dr. Kanat is currently the Research Director at the SETA Foundation in Washington D.C. and Assistant Professor at Penn State University, Erie.
Campaign process driving polarization in US

Campaign process driving polarization in US

November 3, 2018
The polarized atmosphere in the U.S. keeps increasing as midterm elections approach, offering an alarming picture of the deep divisions in American society.
Turkey handled the Khashoggi affair well

Turkey handled the Khashoggi affair well

October 29, 2018
Turkey's response to the Khashoggi affair has remained solid and serious since the very beginning and this stance has thwarted some from using the case as a political tool.
Disharmony in US foreign policy strategies

Disharmony in US foreign policy strategies

October 22, 2018
Almost every foreign policy crisis in the United States in the last few years has shown the difficulty of responding due to the lack of a strategy or coordination. During the tension and negotiations with North Korea we saw that discord in different branches of government.
Remaining obstacles for the betterment of Turkey-US ties

Remaining obstacles for the betterment of Turkey-US ties

October 16, 2018
In light of this complicated agenda, we should expect a rather interesting time in U.S.-Turkish relations. The future of relations will depend on the successful navigation of diplomacy around these minefields and the effective use of opportunities.
Looking for solutions to global conflicts

Looking for solutions to global conflicts

October 8, 2018
New events in world politics, including the changing dimensions of global security, the rise of the global south, and the role of women in conflicts, are all events that need further discussion and deliberation, which is why it is important to hold discussions such as the TRT World Forum.
US' Asia pivot and changing relations

US' Asia pivot and changing relations

September 24, 2018
The U.S. considered the South China Sea as an area of national interest and started to object to the Chinese attempt to establish bases on these islands. With the Trump administration bilateral relations entered a rather difficult-to-predict period of its history. In some instances, the relations witnessed a onetime only crisis, such as the tension in relations following the telephone call between the leaders of the U.S. and Taiwan.
A witch hunt in the White House

A witch hunt in the White House?

September 17, 2018
It is a rather confusing time for outside observers to understand what is taking place in the U.S.
The fate of Syria depends on Idlib

The fate of Syria depends on Idlib

September 10, 2018
Other European countries, including Germany, France and Britain, also need to step up to fix the situation in Syria. So far Turkey has contributed to this process the most and can become the facilitator of a new phase for peacemaking and stabilization if the other major powers decide to become part of it.
The United States in trouble with its alliance network

The United States in trouble with its alliance network

September 3, 2018
For the last several years in almost every analysis of U.S.
World politics on the eve of a major transition

World politics on the eve of a major transition

August 27, 2018
World politics is presently going through an extensive transition process, which is directly reformulating the existing balances among global powers.