Turkey-US Relations

Does the US Bounty on PKK Leaders Mean Anything
Does the US Bounty on PKK Leaders Mean Anything?

PKK leaders Murat Karayilan, Cemil Bayik and Duran Kalkan have been added to the U.S. ‘Reward for Justice’ list prepared...

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Turkey-US Relations How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being
Turkey-US Relations: How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being Broken?

Perhaps the right way to interpret the recent warming in the bilateral relations is about the American recognition of...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Have Relations Between Turkey and the US Normalized
Have Relations Between Turkey and the US Normalized?

President Erdogan signaled a new wave of military operations in the south of the country and stated that Turkey was...

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Where are the remains of Jamal Khashoggi
Where are the remains of Jamal Khashoggi?

A group of men had flown into Turkey a day before Khashoggi’s entrance, and left Istanbul on the day of the event (after...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson
Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson

Brunson’s return to the U.S. and President Trump’s hosting of the pastor in the oval office with high level administration...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson Two Cases Showing How Turkish
Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson: Two Cases Showing How Turkish Foreign Policy Functions

While the power game in Syria continues in its fullest sensitivity, the fates of individuals from the tragedy of Khashoggi...

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Is the Release of Pastor Brunson a Victory for the
Is the Release of Pastor Brunson a Victory for the Trump Administration?

The most striking feature of the Brunson case is that the U.S. has resisted to understand Turkey’s new foreign policy, and...

Saturday, October 13, 2018

US continues support to PKK YPG in Manbij
US continues support to PKK/YPG in Manbij

According to news reported from Anadolu Agency on Wednesday 10 October, U.S. forces in Syria’s Manbij have provided the...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for
What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for Turkey?

The U.S. policymakers in charge of the Syria policy would like to see Turkey enlisted on their side in their push back...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Turkey may consult with its 81 million citizens for EU
Turkey may consult with its 81 million citizens for EU accession process

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at the TRT World Forum, touching upon issues such as reforming the UN, the...

Friday, October 5, 2018

Where is Turkey s foreign policy leading to
Where is Turkey’s foreign policy leading to?

"Ankara wants to form relationships based on mutual interdependence. Who ever is close to this idea, then Turkey will form...

Friday, September 28, 2018

The Waning Reputation of the US Dollar
The Waning Reputation of the US Dollar

Using the U.S. dollar as a weapon against other countries in an effort to promote the political interests of the U.S....

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Idlib and the Implications of a Shifting US Policy on
Idlib and the Implications of a Shifting US Policy on Syria

With the recent U.S. appointment of James Jeffrey, the new representative for engagement on Syria, there are signs that...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

What changed in the AK Party after the Sixth Ordinary
What changed in the AK Party after the Sixth Ordinary Congress

President Erdogan's statement that “We will not surrender to those who act like a strategic partner but make us a...

Monday, August 20, 2018

Turkey s quest for a new geopolitical portfolio
Turkey’s quest for a new geopolitical portfolio

The crisis in relations between Turkey and the U.S. is pushing Turkey to rethink its current foreign policy strategy and...

Friday, August 17, 2018

Turkey-US relations as the latest victim of Trumpian foreign policymaking
Turkey-US relations as the latest victim of Trumpian foreign policymaking

President Trump’s domestic agenda has driven the foreign policy agenda while he makes little effort to synthesize the two....

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

How to save a sinking pseudo-alliance Turkey-US relations
How to save a sinking pseudo-alliance: Turkey-US relations

As long as the U.S. does not change its policies regarding the PYD and FETO, Turkey will see its alliance with the U.S. as...

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Damage Control in Turkey-US Relations
Damage Control in Turkey-US Relations

One of the most fundamental things that the Turkish administration should be aware of is the fact that under the Trump...

Friday, August 10, 2018

Iran Sanctions Promise More Trouble for Turkey-US Relations
Iran Sanctions Promise More Trouble for Turkey-US Relations

Finding a comprehensive solution to the standoff with Iran would remove a significant source of tension from the region...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

When a Super Power goes Rogue Everything goes Wrong
When a Super Power goes Rogue, Everything goes Wrong

The only hope for a new start is Trump’s unpredictability. Another u-turn in American policies toward Turkey can save a...

Monday, August 6, 2018

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