Turkey's Rising Star

Hugh Pope interviewed by Greg Bruno

As Turkey builds up its circle of friends, including those that have fallen out of favor with the West, the International Crisis Group's Hugh Pope says Ankara's influence as a regional and global actor has Washington taking notice.

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Radicalization of a National Dialogue

Author: Steven A. Cook

After almost six years of political stability and democratic progress, the rivalry between President Abdullah Gul and the military establishment has thrown Turkey into turmoil, writes Steven Cook.

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Analysis Brief

Turkey's Iraq Surge

Author: Greg Bruno

Turkish military strikes on Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq underscore the ethnic tensions mounting in the region. The unsettled matter of Kirkuk also feeds insecurity.

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