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  • April 03, 2009|Soner CagaptayMEF Wire

    Turkish-Israeli Relations

    Soner Cagaptay is director of the Turkish Research Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and an expert on Turkish-Israeli relations. He earned his Ph.D. from Yale, taught at Princeton, and contributes regularly to leading news...

  • January 01, 2007|Soner CagaptayMiddle East Quarterly

    Can the PKK Renounce Violence?

    In 2002, it seemed as if Turkey's two-decade long struggle against the Kurdistan Workers Party (Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan, PKK) had ended. It did not. Peace was ephemeral. While the PKK, on October 1, declared yet another cease-fire, it came only...

  • May 01, 2005|Soner Cagaptay and Asaf RomirowskyJerusalem Post

    What binds Ankara and Jerusalem

  • September 01, 2004|Soner CagaptayMiddle East Quarterly

    Where Goes the U.S.-Turkish Relationship?

    Throughout the 1990s, Turkish foreign policy analysts had an easy job. After all, Turkish foreign policy was predictable. Ankara cooperated enthusiastically with Washington, whether in the Middle East or in the Balkans. Turkey aligned itself with...