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trump and his foolish foreign policy decisions
I wrote for The Hill about Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria and its consequences for American foreign policy in the region.
THE EAST-MED ACT: what’s in store for turkey?
I spoke to Ahval News about the Menendez-Rubio bill that supports the new partnership between Israel, Cyprus and Greece in the Mediterranean — what does it mean for US-Turkey relations?
erdogan’s visit to russia and
the s-400/f-35 row
I spoke to the Lebanese daily Annahar about whether the AKP’s defeat in the local elections could weaken his bargaining power regarding the purchasing of the S-400 missile system.
In this The Conversation piece, I discuss the potential consequences of Ambassador Karlov’s assassination for Turkish foreign policy in the region.
tURKEY’S SIX FOREIGN POLICY SINS
In this The Conversation piece I explain we should discuss the June 2016 Istanbul Ataturk Airport bombing in the context of Turkey's recent foreign policy mistakes.
This piece was featured in numerous outlets including The Huffington Post, The New Republic, and Informed Comment.
Turkish presidential elections & the kurdish peace process
In this E-International Relations piece I discuss the prospects of the Kurdish peace process in the context of the 2014 presidential elections.