November 20, 2018|Burak BekdilGatestone Institute
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Turkey will not abide by the renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping industries, claiming that they are "steps aimed at unbalancing the world."
November 15, 2018|Burak BekdilGatestone Institute
Erdoğan has tried hard to use the murder of the Saudi journalist, Khashoggi, for a charm offensive mission to polish his badly tarnished image in the Western world.
November 04, 2018|Burak BekdilGatestone Institute
Is Erdoğan using the mostly-Syrian migrants as a bargaining chip to recalibrate his country's failed admission to the EU?
October 29, 2018|Burak BekdilGatestone Institute
Qatar may well be breaking away from its alliance with Turkey.
October 10, 2018|Burak BekdilBESA Center Perspectives Paper
Erdoğan does not understand that his biggest divergence with Russia is over the future of all of Syria, not just a Syrian province.
October 03, 2018|Burak BekdilGatestone Institute
Germany needs Turkey's cooperation in halting the flow of Islamic jihadists currently stationed in Syria but who may always use Turkish territory to reach the EU. Turkey needs German technology, investment, and money.
September 19, 2018|Burak BekdilGatestone Institute
Erdoğan's efforts to Islamize education continue as the Education Ministry lays groundwork for gender-segregated education on a wider scale.
September 10, 2018|Burak BekdilSigma Insight Turkey
One Turk was pictured shouting his anger at the dollar while burning a euro note.
September 04, 2018|Burak BekdilThe Algemeiner
The US administration should not repeat the mistakes that the Western bloc has made about Erdoğan since he came to power in 2002.
August 24, 2018|Burak BekdilGatestone Institute
Qatar and Turkey are not our friends. We need to quit pretending they are.