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Macron Tries to Nudge Trump on Syria Policy
Macron Tries to Nudge Trump on Syria Policy

President Macron might have convinced Trump to reconsider pulling U.S. troops out of Syria “too soon” but the central...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

US changing 'red lines' in Syria
US changing 'red lines' in Syria

The international community and the U.S. fail to be a deterrent to prevent the brutal dictatorship in Damascus from...

Monday, April 9, 2018

To do or not to do what Obama did
To do or not to do what Obama did

The already existing confusion among the U.S. allies is because of Trump always taking the wrong steps while dealing with...

Monday, October 16, 2017

The need to turn over a new leaf
The need to turn over a new leaf

If Turkey-U.S. relations are intended to head for a fresh start rather than a collapse, Washington must revise its Middle...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Ignoring another tragedy this time in Myanmar
Ignoring another tragedy, this time in Myanmar

The international community must do its best in order to stop the the massacre of Rohingya Muslims and this time not allow...

Saturday, September 9, 2017

New US strategy in Afghanistan Talking to the Taliban
New US strategy in Afghanistan: Talking to the Taliban

If US can talk to its longtime enemy the Taliban, why can it not talk to Syria’s Fatah Al-Sham or other Islamist factions?...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Trump ends DACA immigrant program for minors
Trump ends DACA immigrant program for minors

Attorney General says administration will 'begin an orderly, lawful wind down' of 2012 Obama program

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Obama's broken promises continue to haunt Turkish-US relations
Obama's broken promises continue to haunt Turkish-US relations

Although there is a different administration in the U.S. right now, the memory of broken promises from the Obama era,...

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Turkey's position in the Idlib equation
Turkey's position in the Idlib equation

When in May 2013, then U.S. President Barack Obama changed his Syria strategy and required Turkey to quickly adapt to it...

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Turkey and regional stability Weaving the past's moral hinterland with
Turkey and regional stability: Weaving the past's moral hinterland with today's realpolitik

Turkey's mediator role in a number of foreign crises, trying to contribute to global peace and stability, is a model for...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The Future of Qatar Crisis remains Vague
The Future of Qatar Crisis remains Vague

Despite the initial assessment about the full coordination between the U.S. and the Gulf states that cut diplomatic...

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Turkey-US Relations take Nosedive amid Syria Tensions
Turkey-US Relations take Nosedive amid Syria Tensions

As the United States threatens to strike the Syrian regime, citing preparations for another chemical attacks at the...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Regional Powers' New YPG Politics
Regional Powers' New YPG Politics

On Wednesday, Defense Minister Fikri Işık met with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Brussels. One of the crucial...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Urgent need for Active US Strategy in Syria
Urgent need for Active US Strategy in Syria

President Trump is entering his sixth month in office, and one of the most challenging issue areas that he inherited from...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

What can Trump do with Obama's Playbook
What can Trump do with Obama's Playbook?

Showing complete disregard for civilian casualties, the U.S. Air Force has been bombing Mosul and Raqqa in an effort to...

Friday, June 23, 2017

Erdoğan - Trump Meeting Signals a More Constructive Era in
Erdoğan - Trump Meeting Signals a More Constructive Era in US-Turkish Relations

President Erdoğan’s meeting with US President Trump was overshadowed by the Pentagon’s decision to provide heavy weaponry...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Is the Goal to Isolate Trump
Is the Goal to Isolate Trump?

Although Barack Obama left his seat, the effects of his policies still continue, while his mindset and proponents maintain...

Monday, May 15, 2017

Chemical or Not Syria is Dying
Chemical or Not, Syria is Dying

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Where the Erdoğan-Trump Phone Call Stands in New Era of
Where the Erdoğan-Trump Phone Call Stands in New Era of Turkey-US Relations

The phone call between presidents Erdoğan and Trump was the warmest development in Turkey-U.S.

Friday, February 10, 2017

How Can Turkish-American Relations Normalize
How Can Turkish-American Relations Normalize?

Although Trump's phone call to Erdoğan and the CIA head's visit to Ankara are both concrete steps, they are...

Friday, February 10, 2017

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