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Turkish Foreign Policy

Open Letter to Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan

Pablo Ganguli | Posted 08.04.2013 | World
Pablo Ganguli

We ask the prime minister of Turkey and his government why he allowed for the violence to begin in the first place against peaceful protesters who are simply asking for freedom of speech and for their rights to be heard.

Turkish Foreign Minister Dr. Davutoğlu Comes to Washington

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 04.09.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

Instead of viewing Turkish foreign policy in "Cold War" terms of alignment or drift on specific tactical issues, Washington has an opportunity to recast a long-term vision that these democratic allies share and encourage a more active role for Turkey.

Turkey, Where Islam Seeks Balance With Western World

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 04.06.2012 | World

ISTANBUL (AP) — For adversaries in a long-distance spat, they made an odd couple. Turkey's leader, a brash visionary who propelled his country to re...

Perry 'Terrorist' Remark Causes Angry Reaction From Key Ally

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

ANKARA, Turkey -- United States Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has drawn Turkey's ire after the Texas Gov. said the country was ruled by...

Turkey's 2012 Re-Adjustment to Post-"Zero Problems" in the Aftermath of the Arab Awakenings

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 01.05.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

Turkey's newfound swagger and Prime Minister Erdoğan's emergence as an international leader should be welcomed as signs of a more responsible stakeholder in regional stability and long-term democratization.

U.S.-Turkish Relations: Modesty and Revitalization

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

Given the historic challenges and opportunities facing both the U.S. and Turkey, now is the time to build on the incredible momentum in the U.S.-Turkish alliance to structurally harness Ankara's impressive rise.

Turkish Foreign Policy: What Would Ataturk Do?

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 11.16.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

The notion that Erdogan and the AKP are pursuing a foreign policy based on an Islamist agenda reflects a common fallacy, that ideological principles are the main driving force behind the foreign policy of Turkey.