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Detainees and Diplomacy: Turkey Denies a Link

National Security / News September 10, 2018

Turkey’s arrests of an American pastor and other Western citizens have thrust its troubled judicial system to the forefront of ties with allies.

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Early Turkey Elections Bid by Erdogan for Greater Control

National Security / Press Release April 18, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s surprise announcement today of elections to be held 16 months earlier than scheduled is his attempt to cement his current domination of Turkish politics and society, fearing that a weakening economy might spur opposition to him, Bipartisan Policy Center national security experts said.

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Nicholas Danforth: The Only Thing Turkey and the U.S. Can Agree On

National Security / News January 10, 2018

The only interest Washington and Ankara share may be a desire to keep Turkey from becoming even less stable.

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Blaise Misztal and Nicholas Danforth: America walks tightrope over conflicts in Iraq and Turkey

National Security / News October 26, 2017

U.S.-Turkish cooperation could help temper the Iraqi crisis and stabilize U.S. ties with both Ankara and the Kurdish capital of Irbil.

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Turkish democracy might be dead

National Security / News August 16, 2017

Until recently, the Turkish state, for all of its problems, enjoyed a strong institutional foundation.

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New Analysis: What’s Next for Turkey?

National Security / Press Release May 15, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center issued a new report analyzing the impact of that new political reality on Turkey and U.S. policy.

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