Post Tagged with: "Turkey"

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To Avoid a Syrian Quagmire: Turkish-American Compromise and Cooperation

Negotiation and compromise between both governments and the SDF are explored as the path forward for the United States, Turkey, and anti-Assad forces.

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Turkish-U.S. Strategic Relations and the Syrian Civil War

The U.S. should not neglect Turkey’s security concerns in Syria, while Turkey must be ready to see the Kurdish people play a role in Syria’s political transition.

Review – Notes on a Foreign Country

Review – Notes on a Foreign Country

A deeply flawed, yet exceedingly well-written volume on the relationship between Turkey and the United States that is heavy in anti-Americanism, but light in substance.

Interview – Selim Koru

Interview – Selim Koru

Analyst Selim Koru shares his views on Turkey’s relations with Russia and its Western allies, its approach to Islamic State, the Kurdish PKK and the peace process.

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Turkish-American Relations and the Kurdish Thorn of Syria

Turkey’s fight against the YPG and capture of Afrin serves as a catalyst for the expansion of Turkish power in Syria and puts poor Turkish-U.S. relations at further risk.

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Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch: Why is Turkey Attacking the YPG in Syria?

Turkey has entered Syria’s Afrin district to combat the YPG in order to guarantee security at the border as well as its place at the table of Syrian peace talks.

The Rise of Anti-Intellectualism in light of the AKP’s Education Policy

The Rise of Anti-Intellectualism in light of the AKP’s Education Policy

One of the most important results of this strategy is to transform the educational policy of Turkey under AKP rule in the light of anti-intellectualism.

Interview – Wojciech Lorenz

Interview – Wojciech Lorenz

Wojciech Lorenz discusses the effect of the election of Donald Trump and events in Turkey on NATO, potential NATO enlargement and Poland’s current security situation.

10th Anniversary Interview – HA Hellyer

10th Anniversary Interview – HA Hellyer

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Interview – Michael Stephens

Interview – Michael Stephens

RUSI’s Michael Stephens answers questions on the recent referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, Trump’s Middle East policy, developments in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal.

Getting Russian Gas to Europe: Old Relationships Sprout New Wings

Getting Russian Gas to Europe: Old Relationships Sprout New Wings

It remains to be seen is how quickly Russia, Turkey and Hungary will embrace the new pipeline and how effective, in the lack of rules, this relationship can be.

Turkey’s Unholy Alliance in Syria

Turkey’s Unholy Alliance in Syria

Turkey’s new doctrine sees the future of the country in a coalition with Russia and China. Turkey’s NATO membership is no longer a priority for this ‘unholy alliance’.

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