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Can NATO Still Fulfill Its Purpose After 70 Years

Can NATO Still Fulfill Its Purpose After 70 Years?

As NATO leaders gather in London, this Summit will raise difficult questions about the future of...

Can Tense Relations between Turkey and the US be Improved

Can Tense Relations between Turkey and the US be Improved?

Even if the two leaders are eager to solve the existing problems between two countries, there is...

The Only Way Out for Russia Is to Let Turkey

The Only Way Out for Russia Is to Let Turkey Weaken the YPG

Vladimir Putin may have made promises he is incapable of keeping. The only way out for Russia...

The Changing Dimensions of Turkey's Counterterrorism Policy

The Changing Dimensions of Turkey's Counterterrorism Policy

Turkey has a long-standing experience of fighting an uphill battle against a variety of terror...

Defense Trade and Foreign Policy An Interview with CAST Director

Defense, Trade and Foreign Policy: An Interview with CAST Director Ruslan Pukhov

Turkey became a very influential actor in the Middle East and Eurasia. But this Turkey was not...

Is a New Adana Agreement on the Agenda

Is a New Adana Agreement on the Agenda?

Russia has long argued for the reactivation of the Adana protocol to facilitate direct contacts...

Making Sense of Turkey s Military Operations in Northern Syria

Making Sense of Turkey’s Military Operations in Northern Syria

There is the likelihood that Operation Peace Spring might be resumed in the projected safe zone...

The Propaganda War over Northern Syria Who Wins Who Loses

The Propaganda War over Northern Syria: Who Wins? Who Loses?

Why do European countries harshly criticize Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in Northern Syria?...

Why Turkey Is Dismantling the YPG from Northern Syria

Why Turkey Is Dismantling the YPG from Northern Syria

No doubt, Operation Peace Spring will take its place in the history books as a military operation...

Sanctions Will Not Deter Turkey but Only Weaken the NATO

Sanctions Will Not Deter Turkey but Only Weaken the NATO Alliance

The US has not understood its longtime ally at all. Turkey wants to prevent the establishment of...

The YPG Has a Bloody History in Syria But the

The YPG Has a Bloody History in Syria, But the West Turns a Blind Eye

How can a terrorist organization such as the PKK, which is regarded as a prohibited terrorist...

What Will Be Turkey s Possible Operation Plan in Syria

What Will Be Turkey’s Possible Operation Plan in Syria?

The joint Syrian-Turkish operation aims initially to liberate Arab areas from the YPG. This...

Al Hol Camp in Hasakah might breed the Next Generation

Al Hol Camp in Hasakah might breed the Next Generation of Daesh

The situation in Al Hol camp has a huge potential to create the next generation of Daesh, similar...

Will Turkey and the US overcome their Disagreements over Syria

Will Turkey and the US overcome their Disagreements over Syria?

If the U.S. withdraws from Syria under a deal to let the Turks in, it could significantly mend...

What Does Russia Want From Syria

What Does Russia Want From Syria?

The task of Russia looks much more complex and goes beyond specific case of the Syrian civil war,...

Only a Just Constitutional Committee Will Safeguard Syria's Future

Only a Just Constitutional Committee Will Safeguard Syria's Future

The formation of the constitutional committee in line with the UN Security Council Resolution...

Will One Million People return to Syria's Safe Zone

Will One Million People return to Syria's Safe Zone?

It is clear that if 350,000 Syrian refugees returned back to the tiny areas of northern Aleppo...

Mothers Sit-In Protests in Diyarbakir A Catalyst for Resistance against

Mothers’ Sit-In Protests in Diyarbakir: A Catalyst for Resistance against the PKK?

The mass protest by the families, whose children were abducted and recruited by the PKK, may...

S-400 Sanctions What Will Be the Price Paid by Turkey

S-400 Sanctions: What Will Be the Price Paid by Turkey?

Turkish defense industry might have to bear the burden of losses from being removed from the F-35...

An Alternative Vendor for Turkey s Missile Defense Eurosam s

An Alternative Vendor for Turkey’s Missile Defense: Eurosam’s SAMP/T

Eurosam’s SAMP/T offer provided a wide range of opportunities compared to other bidders from the...

Turkey's Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Operation Claw

Turkey's Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Operation Claw

Turkey's recent military operation, Operation Claw, is a continuation of Turkey's...

What's Behind Turkey and Iran's Joint Operation on the PKK

What's Behind Turkey and Iran's Joint Operation on the PKK?

Turkey and Iran are closest to finally reaching a point where they can cooperate for stability in...

What was Offered to Ankara in Moscow

What was Offered to Ankara in Moscow?

Maintaining a negotiation process with Russia or the U.S. will not provide Turkey with ultimate...