The Atlantic Council IN TURKEY, which is in charge of the Turkey program, aims to promote and strengthen transatlantic engagement with the region by providing a high-level forum and pursuing programming to address the most important issues on energy, economics, security, and migration.




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

Britain Debrief

Apr 25, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What’s at stake in France’s Presidential Election? | A Debrief from Ambassador Gérard Araud

By Ben Judah, Gérard Araud

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Ambassador Gérard Araud, former French Ambassador to the US and Senior Fellow, for #BritainDebrief to discuss how this election will impact France. What is France's role in NATO? What will happen to the European Union and France-Russia relations if Le Pen wins the election?

Arms Control Civil Society


Apr 7, 2022

Rebuilding Ukraine: EU must prepare to lead the post-war recovery

By Janez Kopač

The European Union is expected to play a key role in efforts to rebuild Ukraine following the end of the current war with Putin's Russia but at present the EU is unprepared for this major institutional challenge.

Conflict European Union

Global Energy Forum

Apr 1, 2022

Can the Eastern Mediterranean resolve its natural gas strife?

By Atlantic Council

What role can the region play in a global push to reduce emissions and improve energy security?

Crisis Management Energy & Environment
An eyewitness captures video of military helicopters approaching Belgorod, Russia. (Source: @UAWeapons/archive)

New Atlanticist

Apr 1, 2022

Russian War Report: Videos appear to show missiles striking Russian oil depot

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Video surfaced showing a possible attack on a Russian oil depot in Belgorod. Elsewhere, a Russian official threatened Azerbaijan with nukes.

Belarus Conflict

In the News

Apr 1, 2022

Fontenrose in Defense News: Turkish drones won’t give Ukraine the edge it needs

By Atlantic Council

Arms Control Crisis Management


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
A Russian tank spotted in southern Belarus. (Source: @tendar/euroradio)

New Atlanticist

Mar 30, 2022

Russian War Report: Contradictory reports of Russian vehicles returning to Belarus

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Russian forces seen returning to Belarus, Telegram channels undermining peace talks with Ukraine, and how Russians continue using banned social media.

Belarus Conflict

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