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Reconciliation: Turkey has not made any serious offer to Syria
While Damascus is open to negotiations with Ankara, it is wary of being used as a Turkish pre-election political ploy.
Dec 23, 2022
Syrian refugees form caravan to cross from Turkey into Greece
A reported 100,000 of the 3.5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey are expected to join the recently formed 'Caravan of Light'
Sep 22, 2022
France denies asylum to Syrian journalist under threat in Turkey
Syrian refugees hosted in West Asia have become the targets of increasingly worse xenophobic attacks, as far-right groups are fueling anti-immigrant sentiments in the middle of a global economic crisis
Sep 08, 2022
Testing the waters: Could Turkey’s Russian relations sink over Ukraine?
Neither friend nor foe, Turkey and Russia have backed opposing sides in several regional conflicts, yet managed to avoid direct confrontation. Now the Ukraine crisis poses a serious challenge.
Mar 22, 2022
As Turkey’s economy collapses, calls for constitutional reforms grow
Soaring inflation, fluctuating currency rates, epic hike rates demand that Turkey institute urgent constitutional reforms
Jan 10, 2022
Opposition groups call on Erdogan to hold early elections
The opposition predict poverty and devastation in the face of Turkey's economic crisis and the devaluation of the lira
Nov 19, 2021
Syrian refugees in Turkey: From opportunity to Achilles heel
Even though Turkey's massive refugee problem is a direct consequences of the AKP's Syria policy, both the government and the opposition try to avoid its solution: ending the war in Syria.
Jun 23, 2022
Turkey bombs northern Syria, including positions held by US coalition
The bombardment came just hours after the Turkish president said his troops 'will clean up Tel Rifaat and Manbij'
Jun 01, 2022
Turkey swings west: the Ukraine war and domestic elections
Ankara’s rapprochement with the US has been accelerated by events in Ukraine. These ties will also shape Turkey domestically, with or without a 2023 Erdogan electoral win.
May 17, 2022
A silent Turkish-Russian standoff in Kazakhstan
Turkey's dream of a common army for Turkic countries may have been dashed by the quick Russian-led CSTO operation to subdue violent unrest in Kazakhstan early this year.
Jan 20, 2022
Turkish parliament extends ‘military mandate’ for cross-border operations in Iraq and Syria
The motion gives Ankara the power to authorize military action in Syria and northern Iraq for two more years
Oct 26, 2021