Ekim 28, 2020

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict tests Turkey’s hard power without diplomacy

Can Ankara’s “coercive diplomacy” in the south Caucasus yield tangible diplomatic benefits in the long run? BARIN KAYAOĞLU […]
Ekim 23, 2020

What now for Turkey in Cyprus and eastern Mediterranean?

I discussed the recent elections in the Turkish Republic of Cyprus and how it will maintain or change […]
Eylül 16, 2020

Tensions between Turkey, Turkish Cypriots escalate

The Turkish government and the Turkish Cypriot president have a row in advance of the Oct. 11 presidential […]
Eylül 4, 2020

Why Mediterranean tensions may not benefit Erdogan at home

An equitable resolution to the crisis with Greece and France would be great for Turkey, but even that […]
Eylül 2, 2020

Macron’s Iraq and KRG visits

I analyzed French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Iraq and its implications for the region with Medyascope’s Burak […]
Ağustos 27, 2020

How Mediterranean standoff complicates Turkey’s natural gas agenda

Too many factors — especially tensions with Greece — are at play to determine whether recent gas discoveries […]
Ağustos 24, 2020

Turkey says it is institution-building through military training in Libya

A new military training agreement between Ankara, Doha and Tripoli could have lasting consequences for Libya. BARIN KAYAOĞLU […]
Mart 23, 2020

The coronavirus situation in Iraq and the Kurdistan region

I assessed the coronavirus situation in Iraq and the KRG for Medyascope (in Turkish)
Mart 21, 2020

Why a young woman’s off-hand joke created a social lynch mob in Turkey

A young comedian’s off-hand joke about minority Alevis proves that we Turks have much to learn about free […]