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Is the Turkish-Israeli Rapprochement for Real?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The two states' shared economic and security interests have created an unusual dynamic that permits both to extend an open hand, as well as a clenched fist.

Turkey: Military Overthrow Of Morsi 'Unacceptable'

AP | Posted 09.03.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey, which had formed an emerging alliance with Egypt's ousted Islamist leader Muhammed Morsi, on Thursday slammed the democ...

Turkey Protesters Release List Of Demands

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

ISTANBUL — Office workers in business suits chant anti-government slogans alongside pious women wearing Muslim headscarves. Schoolchildren and b...

John Kerry Has Busy First Day As Secretary Of State

AP | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — New Secretary of State John Kerry reached out to Israeli and Palestinian leaders in phone calls this weekend, assuring them the Oba...

Turkey Urges Muslim States To Recognize Syria Opposition

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

DJIBOUTI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called on Muslim nations to recognise a fledgling Syrian opposition coalition on...

All Eyes on Ankara: Can Turkey Lead in Syria?

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 06.12.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

For Turkey, leading on Syria and getting it right is critical. But Syria is a complicated challenge because of the interaction between domestic, regional, and international factors, which present Ankara with a nightmarish set of moving parts.

Turkish Helicopter Crash Kills 16 In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Turkish military helicopter crashed into a house near the Afghan capital Friday, killing 12 Turkish soldiers on board and four...

Turkey's Vision for 2012 and Beyond: Davutoglu's Washington Visit

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 04.18.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

It is too soon to tell whether Davutoğlu's promising rhetoric may become a reality, but at least Washington has experienced first-hand Turkey's approach and vision for 2012 and beyond.

Joshua Hersh

Syria Crisis: Turkey Inches, Somewhat Reluctantly, To The Forefront

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- When Turkey's Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, arrived in Washington late last week, he came with a clear and direct message about the...

'I Certainly Do Not See Iran as a Threat'

David Harris | Posted 03.09.2012 | World
David Harris

Iran has doubtless learned something from two countries in particular. The first is North Korea. The second is Libya.

Turkey's Foreign Minister To Visit Iran

AP | Posted 03.05.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- Officials say Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will visit Iran for talks on the country's nuclear program and developments i...

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.

Turkey: The Center of Everything

Eric Margolis | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Eric Margolis

The US, France, Israel and Britain are so blinded by their anti-Iran passion, they are ready to destroy Syria to get at Great Satan Iranian. That's like burning down your house to get rid of mice.

Turkey Urges Iraq To Crack Down On Kurdish Rebels

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday that Iraq should move to prevent Kurdish attacks on his country from Iraqi soil as the two c...

Turkey Cuts Israeli Ties After Gaza Flotilla Refusal

AP | SUZAN FRASER and MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey expelled Israel's ambassador and cut military ties on Friday over Israel's refusal to apologize for last year's deadly r...

Libya Contact Meeting Seeks Gaddafi's Exit To End War

Posted 09.14.2011 | World

ISTANBUL, July 15 (Reuters) - Western and Arab powers began talks in Turkey on Friday aimed at finding a political solution for Libya that would p...

Turkey Recognizes Libya Rebels, Promises $200 Million In Aid

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 09.02.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — Turkey's foreign minister recognized Libya's rebel leaders as the country's legitimate representatives and promised them an ad...

Turkey's "Zero Problem" With Iraqi Kurds Means Big Bucks

Alexander Sasha Suderow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alexander Sasha Suderow

In a volatile region, an army of visionary merchants are reshaping geo-politics. And the Turkish government, in a policy U-turn, is capitalizing on the strategic framework charted by the private sector.

Senate Should Reject Bryza as Ambassador to Azerbaijan

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

At the request of Sen. Barbara Boxer, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had postponed from early August to mid-September its vote on Matt Bryza, ...

Why Turkey Is Looking East

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

The West's loss of Turkey has frightening strategic consequences, as was evident in Turkey's stance on Iran. Its stance against Israel has also embarrassed U.S.-allied Arab states such as Egypt.

Turkey Warns US Over Armenian Genocide Vote

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey warned the Obama administration on Friday of diplomatic consequences if it doesn't quash a congressional resolution that...

Turkey Bans Israel From Military Exercise Over Gaza War

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Turkey has said that it banned Israel from an international air exercise due to begin last week because of its offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Str...