June 14, 2019
With the Islamic State’s retreat, thousands of people who left their countries to join the terrorist group are being detained in camps and prisons. Many governments are not willing to take them back…
June 12, 2019
Experts from the Council of Councils rank managing the global economy the second highest priority on the global agenda and graded the world's performance on the issue a middling C+.
June 10, 2019
The Group of Twenty, an informal gathering of many of the world’s largest economies, is the premier global forum for discussing economic issues. But it faces challenges from U.S. protectionism and th…
January 27, 2012
Is Turkey purchasing Hamas from Iran?
One recent report says "a high-ranking Hamas official told the Al-Sharq newspaper on Thursday" that "Turkey has agreed to carry out a project to support Hamas a…
June 27, 2017
As politicians purposefully polarize their own society for political profit, the result is rage and violence.
October 27, 2010
I am back from Turkey. Great trip except for the exceedingly large man sitting next to me on the flight from Istanbul to London. That was uncomfortable.
Last June, I wrote about the divergence…
May 30, 2019
The ICC was created to bring justice to the world’s worst war criminals, but debate over the court still rages.
November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018—“While Turkey remains formally a NATO ally, it is not a partner of the United States,” writes Steven A. Cook in the Council Special Report, Neither Friend nor Foe: The Future of U.S…
August 28, 2018
Take this quiz to test your knowledge of Turkey's politics, economy, history, and more.
May 22, 2019
Turkish democracy can't die, because it never lived.