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Spotlight: US-Turkey Congressional Parliamentary Fellowship

Working with experts specialized on a diverse range of fields, the Atlantic Council in Turkey delivers analysis and commentary on issues related to transatlantic relations, energy, business and migration on Turkey from Turkey.


TURKEYSource provides analysis and insight on Turkey and related developments with coverage from Turkish, regional, and international experts. This blog offers timely news and commentary on key issues related to transatlantic relations, energy, business, migration, and key players.

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Turkey news roundup

The Atlantic Council IN TURKEY weekly news roundup features the latest headlines and important stories on Turkey from international and domestic media to keep you informed of the latest developments.

From energy relations to issues related to Syrian refugees in Turkey, the Atlantic Council in Turkey’s in-depth research serves to enlighten transatlantic policymakers and business leaders on issues about Turkey.

Do Seagulls Migrate?

Do Seagulls Migrate? an Atlantic Council Documentary

As the Syrian civil war marks a decade of destruction and displacement, millions of refugees are forced to endure harrowing journeys and create new lives from scratch. Do Seagulls Migrate?, the Atlantic Council’s first ever documentary, chronicles the lives of four Syrian women who fled their war-torn homes to seek survival, prosperity, and a new life in Turkey. Do Seagulls Migrate? reveals the refugee experience first-hand as Reem, Khloud, Inam, and Reem M. share their emotional journeys, forge new experiences, care for their families, and build new careers.

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New Atlanticist

Jun 24, 2022

Turkey and NATO are stronger with each other. They must de-thorn their relationship.

By Alper Coşkun

Irritants that have weighed down the relationship between Ankara and its allies must be addressed sooner than later.

Defense Policy European Union


Jun 22, 2022

Turkey’s wartime bridge to the West is collapsing

By Yevgeniya Gaber

Turkey's balancing act towards Russia's invasion of Ukraine is limiting its goodwill with the West.

Conflict Defense Industry


Jun 7, 2022

With Lavrov in Turkey, a different war may dominate talks

By Rich Outzen

The Russian and Turkish foreign ministers could discuss Ankara's intent to carry out a new operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria.

Conflict Russia


May 12, 2022

Energy security is critical to NATO’s Black Sea future

By Arnold C. Dupuy

Russia's invasion of Ukraine demonstrates the fragility of energy security in the Black Sea region, which NATO should address.

Conflict Geopolitics & Energy Security
Diplomatic men sitting around a table in discussion

Annual Report

May 10, 2022

Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

By Atlantic Council

In 2021, the Atlantic Council launched the inaugural US-Turkey Congressional-Parliamentary Fellowship to discuss all issues related to US-Turkey relations over a six-month curriculum.

In the News

Apr 5, 2022

Ozdil in Montel News: Southeast Europe can wean itself off Russian gas – experts

Energy & Environment Oil and Gas


Apr 1, 2022

Experts react: After Russia-Ukraine talks in Istanbul, is an end to war imminent?

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Atlantic Council IN TURKEY asks experts for their perspectives on the talks and what they mean for Turkey.

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Mar 30, 2022

Arslan quoted in CNBC: Turkey may become the new playground for Russian oligarchs – but it’s a risky strategy

Conflict Russia

Turkey News Roundup

Mar 28, 2022

The latest on Ukraine and other diplomatic efforts

By Atlantic Council in Turkey

Below is a selection of articles on Turkey we have been following, covering the most important recent issues. Russia-Ukraine Conflict and Turkey EU-Turkey Relations Energy and Economic News


In the News

Mar 17, 2022

Arslan in The Daily Beast: Jeff Flake got more than he bargained for—a job brokering peace in Ukraine

Russia Ukraine