If NATO is to remain effective, the security needs of its Southern neighborhood must be countered by a more sustainable and ambitious strategy.
The United States should not commit massive resources to roll back Iranian influence in Syria. President Donald Trump’s call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have headed that off.
Despite a deteriorating relationship, Brussels and Ankara will have to find a way to work together.
Though challenges remain, Turkey is pushing forward with efforts to integrate Syrian students and teachers into its education system.
Syria’s Turkmen minority finds itself in the vanguard of Ankara’s plans for the country.
The Carnegie Middle East Center invites you to a public discussion to present the findings of the Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies’ report entitled Governing Diversity: The Kurds in a New Middle East.
The Turkey-EU agenda should include a resilience action plan to improve the capacity of Turkish institutions and society to withstand—and eventually seek to roll back—challenges to democracy.
Turkey’s quandary will only be resolved by the country’s politicians and citizens. How much courage, consistency, and resilience they show will be of the essence.
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EU leaders should use the next European Council summit to have a frank and sober discussion about Ankara’s future relationship with Europe.