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Tue, Jun 29, 2021

Biden-Erdoğan icebreaker could set the stage for a bilateral thaw

Biden and Erdogan emerged from a long meeting on the sidelines of the June 14 NATO summit upbeat and positive, setting the stage for dialogue and progress in bilateral relations. Turkey and the United States share an expansive list of disagreements and tensions points as well as mutual interests and opportunities. Both sides are unanimous on the importance of bilateral relations but it remains to be seen how the two countries will manage their current challenges.

TURKEYSource by Grady Wilson

Conflict International Organizations

Fri, Mar 5, 2021

To manage tensions between Turkey and Greece, the US should look to history

Tensions between Turkey and Greece flared over the past year over disputed maritime claims in the Eastern Mediterranean. The United States should mediate between the two NATO allies to protect its interests based on its long term commitment to a stable and secure region.

TURKEYSource by Grady Wilson

Greece International Norms

Thu, Dec 3, 2020

How Joe Biden can put US-Turkey relations back on track

Turkey and the United States need to work to establish a fresh dialogue, compromise on their outstanding issues, and prepare the way for an active and beneficial partnership in the future.

TURKEYSource by Pinar Dost and Grady Wilson

Elections Politics & Diplomacy

Grady Wilson is an assistant director at the Atlantic Council IN TURKEY where he manages digital communications, coordinates events, and supports the program’s programming on US-Turkey bilateral relations. He originally joined the “Turkey team” as an intern with the Atlantic Council Energy and Economic (Istanbul) Summit in Istanbul in 2015. Grady graduated from McGill University in 2014 with a major in international management. Grady previously worked temporarily for the Council in the summers of 2013 and 2014, in the Office of Finance and Administration. Prior to joining the Council, Grady was an intern at the American Chamber of Commerce in Istanbul. In addition, he worked as a research assistant at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C. in 2012. The son of two diplomats, Grady spent his childhood in Washington D.C., Melbourne, Baku, and Ankara.