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Turkey-US: a diplomatic storm around an imprisoned clergyman

On 1 August, the US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers, those with the portfolios of internal affairs and justice.

Analyses
2018-08-08
Mateusz Chudziak
Cadres decide everything – Turkey’s reform of its military

Over the last two years, the Turkish Armed Forces (Türk Silahlı Kuvvetlerı – TSK) have been subject to transformations with no precedent in the history of Turkey as a republic. 

OSW Commentary
2018-06-26
Mateusz Chudziak

On 4 June, Turkey’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks in Washington.

Analyses
2018-06-13
Krzysztof Strachota

On 20 January, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch, aimed at the Afrin region in northern Syria.

Analyses
2018-01-24
Mateusz Chudziak
Mariusz Marszewski

On 7th January the Syrian army launched an offensive against the Sunni opposition forces in the Idlib province.

Analyses
2018-01-17
Mateusz Chudziak
Krzysztof Strachota
The coup as a founding myth

The Republic of Turkey has been undergoing a thorough transformation since 2002 under the rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP). On the ideological level this transformation entered a decisive stage after the coup of 15 July 2016 which was thwarted by the government’s supporters.

Point of View
2017-10-13
Mateusz Chudziak

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Greece on 6–7 December. This was the first visit of a Turkish president to this country since 1952.

Analyses
2017-12-13
Józef Lang
The meeting in Sochi: the illusion of an end to the Syria conflict

On 22 November the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran, Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Hasan Rouhani, met in Sochi.

Analyses
2017-11-29
Józef Lang
Marek Menkiszak

An independence referendum took place in Iraqi Kurdistan (KRG) on 25 September. It met with unprecedentedly tough criticism from Turkey.

Analyses
2017-09-27
Krzysztof Strachota

US president Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, met for the first time on 16 May in Washington.

Analyses
2017-05-24
Józef Lang

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