Celebrating ten years of productive partisanship.

x - close

Triangle of Tensions: Turkey, America, and Europe in the Middle East

National Security / October 5, 2017 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET

Internal political strife has had a profound effect on the always-complicated diplomatic relationships between the United States, Europe and Turkey. At the same time strategic allies and occasional antagonists, each party has a stake in maintaining cooperation to tackle continued…

Read More

Confusion and Consequences: Turkey’s Coup Attempt One Year Later

National Security / July 19, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

A year after Turkey’s July 15 coup attempt, please join the Bipartisan Policy Center for an independent and critical examination of its causes, consequences, and long-term legacy for Turkey’s foreign and domestic politics. The coup attempt and its aftermath have…

Read More

One Year After Turkey’s Coup Attempt

Nicholas Danforth / Blog July 10, 2017

July 15 and its aftermath put an already tense relationship between Turkey and the U.S.under even greater strain

Read More

Enemies or Partners? Russia and Turkey in Syria

National Security / February 1, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. ET

The roller coaster ride of Russian-Turkish relations has absorbed the attention of anyone trying to make sense of Syria and the Middle East.

Read More

The Importance of Kobani

Blaise Misztal, Jessica Michek / Blog October 29, 2014

The Kurdish-held, Syrian border town of Kobani emerged as a new front in the regional struggle against the Islamic State.

Read More

US, Turkey at Odds Over Strategy Against Islamic State

National Security / News October 17, 2014

Turkey is part of the U.S.-led international coalition that is confronting the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, but Ankara has refused to participate militarily. A major reason for Turkey’s reluctance is that its regional priorities differ from…

Read More