US-Turkey Relations

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 a PKK communist state...

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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 US-Turkey relations;...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Where Does Trump Stand on Sanctions against Turkey
Where Does Trump Stand on Sanctions against Turkey?

Will President Trump convince Congress to change course? Or, if unsuccessful, will he utilize his power as president to...

Monday, July 29, 2019

US Lifts Arms Embargo on Cyprus But Only Selling Smoke
US Lifts Arms Embargo on Cyprus, But Only Selling Smoke

If anything, the lifting of the arms embargo is no more than a symbolic gesture of solidarity to the Greek Cypriots, as...

Thursday, July 18, 2019

A Turkish-American Confrontation in Northeast Syria is Avoidable
A Turkish-American Confrontation in Northeast Syria is Avoidable

A common understanding between Turkey and the U.S. is the establishment of a safe-zone in northeast Syria. However, both...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Masquerading the YPG Will Not Improve Turkey-US Relations
Masquerading the YPG Will Not Improve Turkey-US Relations

If the U.S. wants to have any real change on the ground in order to step forward for the discussed safe zone, the U.S....

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Turkey s S-400 Deal and Adjusting the Ex Parte Alliance
Turkey’s S-400 Deal and Adjusting the Ex Parte Alliance

The relationship between President Erdogan and Donald Trump may help find a solution to S-400 row. However, many...

Monday, May 6, 2019

Resolving the S-400 Standoff
Resolving the S-400 Standoff

Turkey has traditionally been a strong customer of the U.S. defense industry. However, in recent years, the negative...

Monday, April 22, 2019

Turkey asks for the extradition of over 400 FETO fugitives
Turkey asks for the extradition of over 400 FETO fugitives across the globe

The discrepancy between the judicial systems of the two countries is called to question as Turkey recently released Pastor...

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Mixed Signals in US-Turkey Relations
Mixed Signals in US-Turkey Relations

The U.S. and Turkey can and most likely will work through specific policy issues but the current uncertainties can...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Can Manbij serve as a Model for US-Turkey Cooperation in
Can Manbij serve as a Model for US-Turkey Cooperation in Syria?

If the U.S. and Turkey can work together in northern Syria, they could broaden their regional strategic conversation that...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

From top of the CIA to US Secretary of State
From top of the CIA to US Secretary of State: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo’s islamophobic discourse is not unknown to the world. In a speech, he once stated, “threat to America is from...

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Turkey US trade rises despite political disagreements
Turkey – US trade rises despite political disagreements

Disagreements over diplomacy and security issues between Turkey and U.S. do not affect trade ties. Trade volume expands by...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

PKK PYD provided with 120 armored vehicles by US
PKK/PYD provided with 120 armored vehicles by US

According to information gathered by a source from Syria's Haseke province, close to the Anadolu Agency, the US army has...

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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