November 27, 2018
Washington continues to claim Ankara as “strategic partner.” Let’s stop pretending it is.
January 9, 2019
Erdogan promises to finish America's fight against the Islamic State, but it's the Kurds that he's out to destroy.
August 15, 2018
President Trump is loving his trade wars. He hits Iran with sanctions, and European companies as well as American ones obediently cut ties with the country. He goes toe-to-toe with China, and the Chi…
We are witnessing the gradual but steady demise of a relationship that is already an alliance in name only.
September 3, 2019
As U.S. policymakers worry about their special relationship with Ankara, Turkey’s president knows it's already dead.
August 19, 2019
The Trump administration’s nonresponse to Iranian aggression has sent an unmistakable message.
July 30, 2019
CFR invited the presidential candidates challenging President Trump in the 2020 election to articulate their positions on twelve critical foreign policy issues. Candidates’ answers are posted exactly…
Given the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia’s involvement in the civil war in Yemen, what changes, if any, would you make to U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia?
May 22, 2019
The country’s political system doesn't deserve the laments it’s recently received.
April 8, 2019
Turkey’s president has rarely been so unpopular. He’s likely to dominate this week’s local elections anyway.