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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.

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TURKEYSource

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.

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.

EU-Turkey

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Europe’s geostrategic sovereignty and Turkey

A more positive relationship between the European Union and Turkey is a decade-long project of advocates from all over Europe and across the Atlantic. Drawing on history, witnesses see how this relationship can be an excellent win-win algorithm, as much as it can rapidly turn out to be a lose-lose situation or even a triple win-or-lose equation—with political, economic, and social resonance reaching far beyond the Continent.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Bahadır Kaleağası

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business
Mediterranean

Wed, Oct 7, 2020

Value beyond price: Prioritizing political stability and regional integration when financing Mediterranean gas

A comprehensive overview of the tensions surrounding natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean which argues that development projects must take into account geopolitical rivalries as a reality in determining how to leverage East Med gas by mobilizing the power of multilateral dialogue platforms and international development banks.

Report by Olgu Okumuş

Europe & Eurasia European Union

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Content

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

The end of the Gulf rift may not signal the end of Turkey-Qatar relations

Early this year, changing regional power balances drove Qatar and the GCC bloc to a normalization agreement, almost four years after the imposition of an embargo on Qatar. During that time, Qatar and Turkey developed an increasingly close and multifaceted relationship. Although cutting military ties between Qatar and Turkey had been on the original list of demands issued by the Saudi led bloc, don't expect any in Turkey-Qatar relations.

TURKEYSource by Meliha Benli Altunışık

Defense Industry Economic Sanctions

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Turkey weekly news roundup – April 31, 2021

Below is a selection of articles on Turkey we have been following, covering the most important recent issues. EU-Turkey Relations US-Turkey Relations Afghanistan Talks Turkey’s Economy

Turkey News Roundup by Atlantic Council in Turkey

Turkey

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

How to end the US-Turkey dialogue of the deaf

With Trump and his special affinity for Erdoğan gone, one would predict that the US-Turkey bilateral relationship would become more complicated. But rather than hunkering down for more confrontation, Erdoğan has opened the door for a reset of US-Turkey relations.

TURKEYSource by Matthew Bryza

Economy & Business Oil and Gas
EU-Turkey

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Europe’s geostrategic sovereignty and Turkey

A more positive relationship between the European Union and Turkey is a decade-long project of advocates from all over Europe and across the Atlantic. Drawing on history, witnesses see how this relationship can be an excellent win-win algorithm, as much as it can rapidly turn out to be a lose-lose situation or even a triple win-or-lose equation—with political, economic, and social resonance reaching far beyond the Continent.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Bahadır Kaleağası

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Turkey is seeking a fresh start with Israel

After a recent period of turbulence in bilateral Turkey-Israel relations, Turkey, driven by economic and geopolitical interests, is now eager to normalize ties.

TURKEYSource by Karel Valansi

Crisis Management Economy & Business

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

Fri, Jan 29, 2021

Turkey weekly news roundup – January 29, 2020

Below is a selection of articles on Turkey we have been following, covering the most important issues over the past week. US-Turkey relations EU-Turkey relations East Med Dialogue

Turkey News Roundup by Atlantic Council in Turkey

Turkey

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

Turkey weekly news roundup – December 17, 2020

Below is a selection of articles on Turkey we have been following, covering the most important issues over the past week. US sanctions Turkey Turkey’s response NATO response

Turkey News Roundup by Atlantic Council in Turkey

Turkey

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

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Turkey weekly news roundup – November 20, 2020

Below is a selection of articles on Turkey we have been following, covering the most important issues over the past week. Economic Policy US-Turkey Relations Coronavirus

Turkey News Roundup by Atlantic Council in Turkey

Turkey