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US Turkey Relations

The Future of US-Turkey: People-to-People and Young Society Leaders of the American Turkish Society

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 08.30.2014 | Impact
Joshua W. Walker

The bottom-line is that the next generation of US-Turkish leaders can't rely solely on their governments to manage a relationship this important to the long-term future of their respective countries.

Turkish Delight Democracy

Imam Abdullah Antepli | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Imam Abdullah Antepli

The land of Turkish delights is once again trying to prove to itself and to the rest of the world that it is on its way to producing the first homegrown Muslim democracy.

Final Fantasy: Gov. Perry and Turkey

Ahmet Yukleyen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Ahmet Yukleyen

Turkey is the only Muslim majority country that is a NATO member and a candidate for European Union membership, an ideal established by Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic, since the 1920s. Any smart politician knowledgeable about US foreign policy would cherish this unique case of a Muslim majority country that is democratic, secular and a NATO member.

Exactly the Type of Friend Turkey Needs

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 01.07.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

I was pleasantly surprised last week to listen to one of the best speeches I've ever heard delivered overlooking the Bosporus by one of the least likely and most unassuming American leaders from Washington.

After WikiLeaks, U.S.-Turkish Relations in Need of Catharsis, Not Recriminations

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joshua W. Walker

Misreading Turkey today will give credence to the false claims that Turkey can never be part of the West, and allow darker forces to move Turkey's foreign policy in an even more extreme direction.

Will Turkey Remain an American Ally?

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joshua W. Walker

The central role of Turkey in WikiLeaks revelations has caused further apprehension in U.S.-Turkish relations -- at an already tense moment in the alliance.

Can America Rely on Turkey?

Rep. John Sarbanes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. John Sarbanes

American surprise at Turkey's increasing petulance on the world stage reflects just how naive the U.S. has been. Turkey's unreliability as a NATO ally is well understood by those who have suffered Turkish aggression.