November 15, 2018
When Andrew Brunson, the North Carolinian pastor, was released from Turkish custody in October, President Donald J. Trump tweeted that he was looking forward to “good, perhaps great, relations betwee…
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.
December 21, 2018
The U.S. withdrawal from Syria removes the main obstacle to a Turkish campaign to eradicate Syrian Kurdish forces and could lead to a more dangerous phase of Syria’s civil war.
June 27, 2017
As politicians purposefully polarize their own society for political profit, the result is rage and violence.
March 23, 2017
This article was originally published in the Cipher Brief on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
January 20, 2015
Since the outbreak of the Gezi Park protests, which began in May 2013, there has been an inordinate amount of commentary in the newspapers of record, opinion magazines, policy journals, and blogs abo…
August 6, 2014
This article was originally published here on Politico.com on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
If Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan were an American politician, he would be an excellent candidate …
June 28, 2013
Steven Cook and Ömer Taşpinar examine the recent unrest and its implications for Turkey's neighbors and U.S. policy.
June 5, 2013
OPERATOR: It is now my pleasure to turn the conference over to Bernard Gwertzman.
BERNARD GWERTZMAN: Hi. I'm Bernard Gwertzman of the Council on Foreign Relations. And it's my pleasure to moderate …