Dec 8, 2023

Prospects for cooperation in energy transition for a sustainable future: GCC, Turkey, and regional perspectives

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY & TRENDS Research and Advisory

An essay series exploring partnership between the GCC countries and Turkey to accelerate the energy transition and clean-energy deployment.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment
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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.

Issue Brief

Mar 4, 2022

Techno-geopolitics and the Turkish way of drone warfare

By Dr. Can Kasapoğlu

Turkish Defense expert Can Kasapoglu analyzes the implications of Turkey’s military dronization and evolution of drone warfare. Turkish drones have already proven to be capable assets in a variety of conflict zones across the region, with Ukraine being the last example.

Conflict Defense Industry

In-Depth Research & Reports

Mar 15, 2021

Europe’s geostrategic sovereignty and Turkey

By Bahadır Kaleağası

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.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business


Oct 7, 2020

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

By Olgu Okumuş

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.

Europe & Eurasia European Union
refugee resilience


Jul 13, 2020

Turkey’s Refugee Resilience: Expanding and Improving Solutions for the Economic Inclusion of Syrians in Turkey

By Bastien Revel

Since 2014, Turkey has not only hosted the world’s largest refugee population but has also modeled a best practice for the global refugee policy discussion. Turkey’s experience on the key issues such as jobs and employment should be examined as lessons for both refugee hosting countries and donor countries alike.

Conflict Crisis Management


Dec 19, 2018

Turkey’s energy nexus: Discoveries and developments

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

As the fastest growing energy market in the OECD over the past decade and a country dependent on imports for almost all of its hydrocarbon demand, Turkey’s energy sector carries regional implications. Securing a reliable and affordable source of energy, through diversification and increased domestic production, has formed the cornerstone of Turkey’s energy policy.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance


Sep 20, 2018

Toward long-term solidarity with Syrian refugees? Turkey’s policy response and challenges

By Laura Batalla & Juliette Tolay

Open door, camps and temporary protection have been at the core of Turkey’s approach. But an uninterrupted inflow of refugees, as well as a complicated foreign and domestic political environment, has put some limitations on Turkey’s welcome.

Europe & Eurasia Migration