December 07, 2018|Burak BekdilBESA Center
Turkey's radical shift in crises, first with Russia and then with America, shows that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan cannot afford to risk a punishing economic crisis that might cost him his power.
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 02, 2018|Jonathan SpyerMiddle East Center for Analysis and Reporting
Turkey's actions constitute a significant escalation in the ongoing face-off with Kurdish forces in northern Syria.
October 29, 2018|Burak BekdilGatestone Institute
Qatar may well be breaking away from its alliance with Turkey.
October 27, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJerusalem Post
Turkey and Qatar seek to turn the death of Jamal Khashoggi into political advantage.
October 22, 2018|A.J. CaschettaThe Tower
American academics who travel to Turkey for conferences, like the one that ended earlier this week, are helping legitimize a brutal Islamist autocracy.
October 16, 2018|Tarek FatahToronto Sun
The Khashoggi murder may be the straw that breaks the Saudi camel’s back.
October 10, 2018|A.J. CaschettaGatestone Institute
Now that the slow-motion demise is speeding up, nothing short of a successful military coup is likely to prevent Erdogan from going full-Khomeini.
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.