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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…

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Iraqi Kurds Seek Independence Vote

Nicholas Danforth / Blog August 30, 2017

If Washington cannot persuade Barzani to postpone the referendum, the challenge will be to carefully manage the post-referendum diplomacy.

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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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A Stable Policy for an Unstable Turkey

Nicholas Danforth / Blog July 14, 2017

For all that has changed in Turkey since last summer’s July 15th coup attempt, U.S. policy toward Turkey has remained surprisingly consistent.

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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…

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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

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What’s Left of Turkish Democracy?

National Security / June 21, 2017 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET

In the aftermath of Turkey’s April presidential referendum, many commentators declared the end of Turkish democracy. More recently, a much publicized attack by Turkish presidential bodyguards on protesters in Washington brought home to many Americans just how brutal Erdogan’s government…

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Stand Up to Erdogan’s Assault on Democracy

National Security / News May 19, 2017

BPC’s national security director Blaise Misztal talks to National Review about how President Trump can counter Erdogan’s authoritarianism.

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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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What’s Next for Turkey: Authoritarian Stability or Chaos?

National Security / Research May 15, 2017

Amid mounting instability and economic uncertainty, Erdoğan has preserved the support of his base and even secured a slight increase in support from both Kurds and Turkish nationalists.

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