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June 27, 2016

Israel
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.

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March 29, 2016

Turkey
"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.

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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

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…

Weekend Reading

December 22, 2011

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…

U.S. Army soldiers sit behind a wall after an IED blast in Logar province on November 23, 2011 (Umit Bektas/Courtesy Reuters).

November 17, 2011

Turkey
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…

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu talks to the media during a news conference in Ankara.

August 3, 2011

Turkey
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…

Tarnished Brass

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.