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Middle East/North Africa Politics

Erdogan’s diplomatic openings: An international power play

Erdogan’s recent openings are part of a wider strategy to better Turkey’s international standing while the country faces multiple challenges.

Middle East/North Africa Security

The ‘pakistanization’ of Turkey

After the bombings in Ankara and Istanbul over the last week, it is hard to see Turkey as the economic and the democratically prosperous country it once was. Rather, with

Europe Middle East/North Africa Politics Security

Big win for AKP in Turkey, but future is uncertain

In a shock to many pollsters, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) regained its parliamentary majority, lost in the June elections, with a vote of 49.5% and 317 seats in

Europe Politics

Four possible outcomes of Turkey’s November election

With the ruling AKP’s failure to form a coalition government, the November 1 election will play a critical part in deciding Turkey’s future. These are dark days for Turkey. With

Middle East/North Africa Security

Turkey’s opening of Incirlik air base may lead to regional fallout

The opening of Turkey’s Incirlik airbase to the United States-led coalition will allow it to escalate its strikes against the Islamic State at the cost of jeopardizing fragile relationships with many of