Skip to main content

Nicholas Danforth

Fellow

Headshot of Nicholas Danforth

Nicholas Danforth is a fellow with BPC’s national security program. Prior to joining BPC in January 2016, he worked on Middle East policy issues for Concepts and Strategies and the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy.

Danforth received his M.A. from the School of Oriental and African Studies and his B.A. from Yale. He completed his Ph.D. in history at Georgetown University in 2015 and has written widely about Turkey, U.S. foreign policy, and the Middle East for publications including The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, and Foreign Affairs.

"Contemporary Turkish and World History" suggests Turkey has learned the lessons of the 20th century all too well. Today, Ankara's aspirations for great power status seem to echo the aspects of Cold War American hegemony it has condemned most vigorously https://t.co/alQME28IOR