Turkey

 
  • Op-Ed
    EU-Turkey Ties Will Survive War of Words
    Marc Pierini December 18, 2014 EUobserver

    A more assertive relationship with Turkey is in store for the European Union, but the assertiveness will likely be both ways.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The G-Word: The Armenian Massacre and the Politics 
of Genocide
    Thomas de Waal December 16, 2014 Foreign Affairs

    One hundred years after the massacre of one million Armenians, the debate about whether or not the Turks committed an act of genocide rages on.

     
  • Op-Ed
    ISIS, Ebola, and Putin: Old News?
    Moisés Naím December 6, 2014 Atlantic

    The Ebola epidemic, ISIS’s ascent, and Vladimir Putin’s belligerence may be three of the most disruptive developments of 2014, but in 2015 they could all lose their potency.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Turkey’s Regime Change Policy for Syria Finds Little Domestic Support
    Sinan Ülgen October 17, 2014 World Politics Review

    Amid multiple security spillovers from the Syrian crisis, Turkish public opinion is becoming less supportive of Ankara’s ambitious agenda to champion regime change in Syria.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Turkey’s Dangerous Bet on Syria
    Sinan Ülgen October 9, 2014 New York Times

    Turkey’s policy of conditioning its anti–Islamic State engagement on support for an anti-Assad campaign will be at best ineffective and at worst counterproductive.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Turkey’s ISIS Crisis
    Sinan Ülgen October 2, 2014 Project Syndicate

    Turkey fundamentally disagrees with the United States in its interpretation of the threat that the Islamic State poses, viewing the group as a symptom of deeper pathologies.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Tusk, Mogherini, and Turkey
    Marc Pierini September 8, 2014 Hürriyet Daily News

    The appointments of a new European Council president and EU foreign policy chief will impact EU-Turkey relations, but the critical test will be how both players respond to events in the Middle East.

     
  • Op-Ed
    A New Turkish Foreign Policy?
    Bayram Balci August 27, 2014 World Policy Blog

    The Syrian and Iraqi crises revealed that Turkey cannot guarantee its own security without solid cooperation from its western allies. As Erdogan transitions from prime minster to president, he must recognize this reality.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The West and President Erdoğan
    Marc Pierini August 14, 2014 Hürriyet Daily News

    Now that Erdogan has won the Turkish Presidency, the question is how he will restore Turkey’s relationship with its allies and what the future of Turkish foreign policy will be.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Erdoğan Is the Victor but He Is Not Yet Almighty
    Sinan Ülgen August 11, 2014 Financial Times

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s transition to the Turkish presidency is a turning point in the nation’s politics; the question is what path he will lead the country down now.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    The Islamic State and Partisanship in Turkey
    Lauren Williams December 17, 2014 عربي

    The war in Syria has polarized Turkey’s political landscape and reignited hostilities between Islamists and secularists.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Russia’s Pivot to Asia: Is It Good for Russia and Is It Successful?
    Akio Kawato, Arkady Dubnov, Alexander Gabuev, Petr Topychkanov, Pavel Shlykov December 16, 2014

    Many are talking about Russia’s pivot eastward, but is it working? Eurasia Outlook posed the question to some leading experts in the field in order to gather some thoughts about the policy’s effectiveness.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Putin’s Visit to Turkey: Who Will Pay for the “Breakthrough in Bilateral Relations”?
    Pavel Shlykov December 8, 2014

    President Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to Turkey outlined the long-awaited breakthrough in the bilateral relations of the two countries. The meeting brought new life to a relationship that had been characterized by the “limits of growth” problem and that required a qualitative broadening of the established model of cooperation.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Winners and Losers in the Black Sea Gas Game
    Thomas de Waal December 3, 2014

    Calling time on the South Stream pipeline project, Putin announced a new Black Sea pipeline to Turkey instead. The new project could be a competitor to Azerbaijan gas ambitions, but, at the same time, it may require more collaboration in the future.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Anxious in Ankara
    Mikhail Krutikhin December 1, 2014

    Vladimir Putin’s trip to Turkey could help him recover from the cold-shouldering at the G20 summit in Brisbane, but it will not make Ankara abandon its great strategic goal to become an indispensable supplier of natural gas to Europe and a major competitor for Gazprom.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    What Do You Expect From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Turkey?
    Memduh Karakullukçu, Dmitri Trenin, Ümit Pamir, Adnan Vatansever, Pavel Shlykov December 1, 2014

    In view of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Turkey, Eurasia Outlook asked a few of the authors of the recent paper on Russian-Turkish cooperation what to expect from this visit.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Geopolitics of Kurdish Peace
    Serhun Al November 20, 2014 عربي

    Although Kobani has spurred a KRG-PYD strategic rapprochement, Kurdish unity across borders remains elusive.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Turkey’s Strategy for Turkmenistan: What Is Behind Erdoğan’s Last Visit to Ashgabat?
    Pavel Shlykov November 18, 2014

    Turkey sees the acute energy market competition as an opportunity to establish itself both as an influential energy state and as a central Eurasian power. In this regard, choosing Turkmenistan as the site of one of the first state visits by the new Turkish president was not accidental.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Limits of Partnership: Russia and Turkey in the Caucasus
    Maxim Suchkov November 12, 2014

    In recent years the nature of Russian-Turkish relationship has proved to be nuanced. For Moscow and Ankara it is important to separate cooperative wheat from antagonizing chaff.

     
  • Sada - Analysis
    Kobani and Kurdish Nationalism in Turkey
    Ilhan Tanir November 6, 2014 عربي

    Regardless of whether Kurds can successfully defend Kobani, the PKK stands to gain support for its nationalist claims in Turkey.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Turkey’s Border Threat and NATO’s Role
    Marc Pierini October 14, 2014 Nato Channel TV

    The West and Turkey should meet the Islamic State threat with counterterrorism and border control measures. That may not be a military operation, but it is a big challenge.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Turkey Seen Rebuilding Ties with the EU and U.S. on Security
    Sinan Ülgen August 8, 2014 Bloomberg TV On the Move

    The security risks in the Middle East will strengthen Turkey’s partnership with Western allies.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    How Should Washington Respond to Turkey?
    David Rothkopf June 11, 2013 CNN

    Following massive protests in Turkey and subsequent government backlash, Obama’s relationship with Prime Minister Erdogan has come into question.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Turkey at the Political and Geographic Nexus
    Marc Pierini April 4, 2013 China Radio International's Beyond Beijing

    Turkey has experienced rising influence, but struggles with internal divides. Currently, it is dealing with regional developments in pursuing peace with the PKK and Israel.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Is Turkey Taking the Lead Against Assad's Regime?
    Marc Pierini April 4, 2013 Fox News

    Following the Syrian crisis, Turkey's main role will be that of providing reconstruction aid.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    A Discussion on Turkey
    Henri Barkey May 12, 2011 Charlie Rose Show

    The Arab Spring has presented problems for Ankara’s foreign policy of zero problems with its neighbors. The outcome of the popular uprisings in neighboring Syria will ultimately have a significant impact on this policy and on the projection of Turkish power in the region.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Turkey's Role in the Middle East
    Henri Barkey June 8, 2010 Al Jazeera's Inside Story

    Turkey is one of the most economically and politically powerful states in the Middle East and it has recently been taking steps to fill the leadership vacuum that exists in the region.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Raid Strains Israeli-Turkish Relations
    Henri Barkey May 31, 2010 NPR's All Things Considered

    Turkey is strongly condemning Israel for the attack Monday on a six-ship flotilla taking humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. The attack has dealt a very public setback to Israeli-Turkish relations, which have been slowly deteriorating for several years.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Gaza and the Peace Process
    Jessica Tuchman Mathews May 31, 2010 Al Jazeera

    The attack on the flotilla headed for Gaza was not only a political catastrophe for the Israelis; it also underscored the tragedy of the situation in Gaza and the need for substantive progress to be made in the peace process.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Turkish Military Leaders Released in Coup Probe
    Henri Barkey February 25, 2010 PBS NewsHour

    The recent arrest of more than fifty senior Turkish military officers on allegations that they planned to overthrow the government is part of a larger question about the influence the Turkish military should have on national politics.

     

Carnegie Experts on Turkey

  • Bayram Balci
    Nonresident Scholar
    Russia and Eurasia Program

    Balci is a nonresident scholar in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program, where his research focuses on Turkey and Turkish foreign policy in Central Asia and the Caucasus.

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  • Shahram Chubin
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Chubin, who is based in Geneva, focuses his research on nonproliferation, terrorism, and Middle East security issues. He was director of studies at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland, from 1996 to 2009.

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  • Gilles Dorronsoro
    Nonresident Scholar
    South Asia Program

    Dorronsoro’s research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan. He was a professor of political science at the Sorbonne in Paris and the Institute of Political Studies of Rennes.

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  • Georges Fahmi
    El-Erian Fellow
    Middle East Center

    Fahmi is an El-Erian fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on religious actors in democratic transition, the interplay between state and religion, and religious minorities and citizenship.

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  • Ariel (Eli) Levite
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.

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  • Renad Mansour
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Mansour is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on Iraq, Iran, and Kurdish affairs.

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  • Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.

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  • Marc Pierini
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Pierini is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on developments in the Middle East and Turkey from a European perspective.

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  • Sinan Ülgen
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the implications of Turkish foreign policy for Europe and the United States, nuclear policy, and the security and economic aspects of transatlantic relations.

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  • Frederic Wehrey
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Program

    Wehrey’s research focuses on political reform and security issues in the Arab Gulf states, Libya, and U.S. policy in the Middle East more broadly. He was previously a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation.

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  • Katherine Wilkens
    Deputy Director
    Middle East Program

    Wilkens is the deputy director of the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment. Over the last two decades, she has held a number of senior positions in the U.S. government and nonprofit sector.

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