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.
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.
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.