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May 23, 2024

Why the latest attempt at a Greece-Turkey reset, while positive, falls short

By Dimitris Tsarouhas

The attempt to normalize ties between Athens and Ankara continues, but a breakthrough remains elusive.

Crisis Management Energy & Environment

TURKEYSource

May 22, 2024

There’s an alternative to Russian-based trade routes—but it needs support from the US, EU, and Turkey

By Arnold C. Dupuy

The Middle Corridor can offer an alternative to the Russian-based Northern Corridor, as long as countries can surmount these remaining challenges.

Central Asia Economy & Business

In the News

May 14, 2024

Bakir quoted in Al-Monitor on Hamas-Israel diplomacy talks

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Israel

MENASource

May 10, 2024

The United States should look to Turkey as a regional balancing actor against Iran

By Doga Unlu

US President Joe Biden has a diplomatic opportunity to strengthen an old partnership and position Turkey as a regional bulwark to encourage a more balanced Iran.

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

MENASource

May 9, 2024

Syria holds the key to improved US-Turkey ties

By Ömer Özkizilcik

It is crucial that the United States and Turkey overcome their differences because the governments need to strengthen their alliance—especially as it concerns Syria. 

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

TURKEYSource

May 2, 2024

A fair wind over Mesopotamia, or just hot air?

By Rich Outzen

The first trip to Iraq in a decade by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan could lead to significant cooperation for the stability of the region.

Iraq Middle East

In the News

Apr 30, 2024

Bakir mentioned in The Stock Dork on a potential Turkish offensive into Iraq

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Iraq

In the News

Apr 30, 2024

Bakir in Middle East Monitor: Will Qatar withdrawal from the Gaza mediation file allow Turkiye to play a greater role?

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

Report

Apr 24, 2024

Natural gas and the energy transition: Security, equity, and achieving net zero

By Phillip Cornell

A new report on the future of natural gas in the energy mix and financing in the context of the energy transition and energy security prerogatives.

Africa Central Asia

In the News

Mar 26, 2024

Shaffer quoted in Aze Media on the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

Experts