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Mart 8, 2020

How Turkey’s soldiers and spies saved the day in Syria

Diplomatic position in Syria remains untenable, but its armed forces and spy agency did a pretty good job […]
Şubat 4, 2020

What is Turkey doing in Africa and why?

I dıscussed Turkey’s African overture as a guest of Işın Eliçin on Medyascope. (in Turkish)
Ocak 27, 2020

Libya is only small part of Turkey’s ambitious Africa overture

Although Turkey’s moves in Libya capture a lot of headlines these days, Ankara has been busy on other […]
Ocak 10, 2020

Are tensions decreasing between the United States and Iran?

In the wake of the U.S. assassination of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani and Tehran’s retaliation against U.S. targets […]
Ağustos 2, 2019

Can the US and Turkey bridge their differences over Syria’s Kurds?

I appeared on Al Jazeera TV wıth other commentators to discuss the crisis in Syria.
Aralık 4, 2018

Turkey may push for UN investigation into Khashoggi murder

I appeared on Al Jazeera TV wıth other commentators to discuss the fallout from the murder of the […]
Kasım 29, 2018

Turkey’s paid exemption from military service system begins

Turkey’s paid exemption from military service system begins Summary: Will the new paid military service waiver program be […]
Ekim 26, 2017

Denied Again: Kirkuk and the Dream of an Independent Kurdistan

BARIN KAYAOĞLU In a closed-door meeting at a Washington think tank in July, I had the opportunity to […]
Ekim 26, 2017

A farewell to the West? Turkey’s possible pivot in the Aftermath of the July 2016 Coup Attempt

Will Turkey abandon its Western allies and pivot to the “East”? My report for The Hague Centre for […]
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