Situated at the nexus of Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, Turkey is in a geostrategic context that is becoming increasingly volatile.
Ankara’s recent foreign policy shifts on Israel and Russia have been welcomed in the West. But a number of unanswered questions about Turkey’s future remain.
Following many months of negotiations, a deal has been struck to restore diplomatic relations between Turkey and Israel.
NATO’s Southern flank poses complex and diverse challenges to the alliance, calling for a comprehensive policy response that reflects the heterogeneity of the landscape.
Even if there is a certain historical resonance to Germany’s resolution on the Armenian genocide, the real battle over Turkey’s responsibility is still being fought in Ankara and Diyarbakir.
Terrorist attacks in Turkey continue to exacerbate the fracture between the Turkish government and the Kurds. As radicalization increases, is there hope for a political settlement?
EU leaders need to withstand Ankara’s emotional narrative and postpone Turkey’s EU accession negotiations until better times.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s goal of unchallenged power is firmly rooted after Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s resignation. The novelty is that it is happening with Germany’s acquiescence.
A new layer of ambitious small and midsize powers is emerging in the Middle East, representing a structural shift in the regional order and an opportunity for European diplomacy.
Ahmet Davutoglu will step down as Turkish prime minister later in May, but to what extent will this impact on the future of Turkey’s domestic and foreign policies?