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 26, 2018|Seth FrantzmanThe Hill
If America’s enemies support their allies, then the United States must stand by its friends.
September 20, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Iran was not a party to the agreement, which might signal to Washington, Israel and others that Iran’s role in Syria has been sidelined.
July 17, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Overall, the meeting between the two leaders was weak on substance.
June 03, 2018|Burak BekdilBESA Center Perspectives
Behind the nice façade lie a deep ideological divide, mutual mistrust, and diverging regional interests.
June 01, 2018|Isabella Ginor and Gideon RemezMiddle East Quarterly
Reviewed by Anna Borshchevskaya
May 29, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Southern Syria as a sand box for regional and international powers
April 16, 2018|Seth FrantzmanThe National Interest
Unlike other international actors involved in what has become a global conflict, the U.S. is not clear about its interests in Syria. Greater strategic attention is necessary.