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Middle East/North Africa Security

Turkey’s terrorist threat a year after the Reina shooting

A year after the deadly New Year’s Eve attack in Istanbul, Turkey continues to face a heightened threat from radical Islamist militants. However, security forces have become increasingly proficient in countering cells operating within the country.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Turkey’s 2018 risk outlook

Turkey is likely to face unrest, foreign policy tensions, an unsettled economy, and terrorist threats in 2018. But that won’t stop Erdogan from cementing his authoritarian trajectory and expanding regional influence.

Europe Politics

Turkey’s influence network in Europe is leading to tension

President Erdogan uses Turkey religious network in Europe to expand the government monitoring of opposition figures and gain popular support.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Axis of friendship reignited: Erdogan and Putin’s détente

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan’s new understanding with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will lead to political and economic possibilities.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Putin and Erdogan’s meeting signals revived economic ties

Decreased hostilities between Putin and Erdogan signals greater financial opportunity for investors.

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Markets respond to Turkey’s failed coup

After the failed coup, markets were quick to write off any short-term impact on oil prices. Yet, Turkey’s post-coup behavior increases risks for investors.

Economics Europe

Unsuccessful coup threatens Turkey’s economy

The Turkish government is back in firm control of the country after the failed coup attempt, but negative impacts on the local economy will persist.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Davutoglu’s resignation sparks uncertainty for Turkey

Only one thing is sure now after Davutoglu’s resignation: in Turkey, it is Erdoğan who holds all the cards.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Turkey’s new Central Bank Governor must walk political minefield

New Central Bank Governor Çetinkaya faces political pressure to cut interest rates while trying to reduce Turkey’s high inflation.

Europe Politics

Russia-Turkey tensions rise to fever pitch amid sanctions

Economic sanctions against Turkey will be dearly felt in Ankara, but will also resonate in Moscow. Not only established commercial ties will suffer a blow, but also all outstanding Russia-Turkey