Turkish Foreign Policy

An Iron Curtain on the Eastern Mediterranean Will the US
An Iron Curtain on the Eastern Mediterranean: Will the US Isolate Turkey?

A new cold war was not a development Ankara wished for, nor did Ankara wish for one to begin in the Mediterranean, but if...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Turkish Foreign and Security Policy at the Crossroad
Turkish Foreign and Security Policy at the Crossroad

What Turkey needs to do in the post-local election period is to redraw its foreign policy priorities from a very pragmatic...

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Turkey Charts an Independent Foreign Policy
Turkey Charts an Independent Foreign Policy

Developments in northern Syria seem to be heading in the right direction, i.e. towards the creation of a deep security...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Has Turkey s Syria Policy Changed
Has Turkey’s Syria Policy Changed?

Turkey's policy of keeping and enlarging its military presence in Syria has two aims: Sustaining Turkey’s national...

Tuesday, November 6, 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

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

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

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

What Does the Snap Election Mean for Turkish Foreign Policy
What Does the Snap Election Mean for Turkish Foreign Policy?

The strategic reasons behind the early election decision are multidimensional and it may influence current Turkish foreign...

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Turco-Qatari Military Buildup and its Regional Impact
Turco-Qatari Military Buildup and its Regional Impact

The Turco-Qatari military cooperation holds a great potential in countering the Saudi-Iranian rivalry in the Middle East...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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