Turkey’s policy towards Syria

This article by Nuh YILMAZ and Kadir ÜSTÜN was originally published in AJE Opinion on October 7, 2011  Most recently, some analysts argued that Turkey's Syria policy was a failed one, given Assad's unwillingness to take Turkey's advice on reforms. These analysts argued that, if  Turkey chose not to project its hard power (such as creating a... Continue Reading →

Syrian Opposition Remains Divided on Engagement

Nuh Yılmaz quoted by International Press Service news agency on July 5, 2011. The related content depends on a presentation given at forum took place on June 29 to discuss the crisis in Syria. The event in Washington DC hosted by the Muslim Public Affairs Council and the New American Foundation. Nuh Yilmaz, director of the Foundation for... Continue Reading →

New Turkey and the Arab Spring?

This commentary by Nuh YILMAZ was originally published on  OpenDemocracy on April 20, 2011  Once Turkey considers and comes to terms with the challenge of formulating a new political language, it can rise to the level it aspires to as a new actor in a new region and in a new global order. The Middle East saluted... Continue Reading →

Turkey: All Options are on the Table

This commentary was published by Foreign Policy's Middle East Channel on May 31, 2010 "All options are on the table” is the best phrase to describe how Turkey feels about Israel’s attack on humanitarian aid flotilla carrying more than 600 activists from 32 countries. What happened on Sunday night is a real game changer. Israel... Continue Reading →

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