If the international community does not take in additional refugees and provide further funds, Turkey will be stretched thin and the quality of services for Syrian refugees will deteriorate.
Turkey's local elections on March 30th resulted in a convincing AK Party victory compared to the last local elections in 2009.
Erol Cebeci and Ambassador James Jeffrey discussed the prospects and implications of Turkey’s election year.
While no big surprises are expected from the local elections, the perception of success or failure of the ruling party will have an impact on its calculations with respect to the presidential election and the parliamentary election in 2015.
Ufuk Ulutas, Mark Perry and Mesut Ozcan discussed the Syrian crisis, the prospects of the diplomatic track, and the role of the US and Turkey.
If any future negotiations are to succeed, the international community must be willing to back the talks with a credible use of force.
Annual Young Scholars on Turkey (YSOT) Conference was held on February 12, 2014 at the National Press Club.
As a component of the YSOT program, SETA publishes this edited volume on Turkish foreign policy with articles presented at the YSOT conference.
What should have normally been treated as a judicial case of corruption allegations turned into a major political crisis because of the timing and the way the investigations were carried out.
The US and Turkey have yet to develop a plan to deal with the monumental challenges the Syrian conflict poses to their interests. Finding common ground among regional and global...
In the aftermath of the Arab revolutions, the electoral success of Islamists worried many in non-Islamist circles, partly due to their prediction that the Islamists would seek to alter the long-established, pro-Western foreign policy axes.