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February 1, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
syria In Push to End Syrian War, Where are the Women?

A new CFR Interactive Report highlights the value of women’s contributions to stability around the world. The Women at the Table Series is a collection of in-depth case studies analyzing how women pa…

June 27, 2016

Israel
BP06272016 Israel and Turkey: No Big Deal

The recent announcement that Israel and Turkey are restoring full diplomatic relations is unlikely to signal the dawn of a new day in Israeli-Turkish relations.

March 29, 2016

Turkey
BP03292016 "How Happy Is the One Who Says, I Am a Turk!"

The war between the military and Kurdish insurgents is really a conflict over what it means to be a citizen of Turkey. That’s why there’s no end in sight to the bloodshed.

October 21, 2013

Turkey
Fears of Fraying U.S.-Turkey Ties

A number of diplomatic challenges, including disagreements over the crisis in Syria, could threaten to undermine years of improving U.S.-Turkey relations, says CFR’s Steven A. Cook.

June 10, 2011

Weekend Reading Weekend Reading

Tourists walk past shop selling carpets and souvenirs in Mediterranean Turkish city of Antalya (Umit Bektas/Courtesy Reuters) The Arabist on ElBaradei’s new memoir, The Age of Deception Gregory…

December 22, 2011

U.S. Army soldiers sit behind a wall after an IED blast in Logar province on November 23, 2011 (Umit Bektas/Courtesy Reuters). You Might Have Missed: Counterinsurgency Tactics, Drone Casualties, and the Decline of War

U.S. Army soldiers sit behind a wall after an IED blast in Logar province on November 23, 2011 (Umit Bektas/Courtesy Reuters). - William Booth, “More Predator drones fly U.S.-Mexico border,” Washing…

November 17, 2011

Turkey
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu talks to the media during a news conference in Ankara. Turkey: From Zero Problems to Cok Problems

  Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu talks to the media during a news conference in Ankara (Umit Bektas/Courtesy Reuters). INSTANBUL -- With the sharp deterioration of Turkish-Syrian rel…

August 3, 2011

Turkey
Tarnished Brass Tarnished Brass

Turkey's PM Erdogan is flanked by General Ozel, Defense Minister Yilmaz and top military officials (Umit Bektas/Courtesy Reuters) This is my article published on ForeignPolicy.com on August 2. C…

April 1, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
The Evolving Turkish Role in Mideast Peace Diplomacy

CFR Senior Fellow Steven A. Cook argues that in an era of diminished resources for the United States, Turkey can play a critical and constructive role in the Middle East.