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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.

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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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Jul 25, 2022

Grain drain: Why Turkey can’t afford to ignore Russian grain smuggling from Ukraine

By Yevgeniya Gaber

The diplomatic goodwill Turkey won in its key role in the deal to unlock Ukrainian grain export is at risk as Russia may prove a spoiler.

Conflict Maritime Security

Fast Thinking

Jul 22, 2022

Ukraine can feed the world again. But at what cost?

By Atlantic Council

What did Ukraine really gain? Our experts shipped off their takes.

Conflict Russia


Jul 14, 2022

Time heals all wounds. But will that work with Saudi Arabia and Turkey?

By Pınar Dost, Jonathan Panikoff

Does time make one forget resentments or do national interests triumph over friendships and enmities? The latter seems true for Turkey's president and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince.

Europe & Eurasia Middle East


Jul 1, 2022

Experts react: What the NATO summit breakthrough means for Turkey and the Alliance

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Atlantic Council IN TURKEY asks experts for their perspectives on the Turkey's agreement with Sweden and Finland to proceed with NATO accession.

NATO Northern Europe

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