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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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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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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

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.

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).

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