In an interview, Marc Pierini explains Turkish and European maneuvers in Libya and in the seas near Greece and Cyprus.
Canal Istanbul is a truly international and environmental issue, not just a dream-come-true story for Turkey’s leadership.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
NATO leaders have fundamentally different views about terrorism, Russia, and European security. Dealing with these challenges will determine the alliance’s future direction.
Emmanuel Macron thinks the Atlantic alliance is brain-dead, but its problems have deeper roots than the recent U.S.-Turkish spat over Syria.
NATO, and especially its European members, are increasingly questioning Turkey’s reliability, especially since Ankara launched a military incursion in Syria.
Trump’s relations with foreign leaders have followed a consistent pattern. Given the issues that divide the U.S. and Turkey, it’s somewhat of a mystery what Trump thinks he's getting out of his relationship with Erdogan.
Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria has put further strain on its soured relationship with the EU.
Does Trump’s Kurdish betrayal spell disaster for America’s allies and rapture for their adversaries? Are we in for a major realignment because Trump has forgotten who America’s friends are?
Although Turkey is not likely to pursue a nuclear weapons program, it is expanding its nuclear industry by partnering with Russia.