1 - 10 z 42
Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak

On 14February the Turkish Armed Forces reported that they had found the bodies of 13 prisoners of war in the Gara region in northern Iraq, and that they had been…

OSW Commentary | | Wojciech Górecki, Mateusz Chudziak

The Nagorno-Karabakh war of autumn 2020 and the military parade organised in Baku after its end, which was jointly hosted by the presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey, Ilham…

Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak

Tensions between Turkey and Greece have escalated in recent weeks, involving a number of external actors, including the EU and NATO. The dispute revolves around Turkey’s exploration of natural gas in the waters between…

Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak

Turkey has become increasingly assertive in foreign policy over the past few weeks, while facing the serious risk of economic collapse at home…

Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak, Witold Rodkiewicz

On 19 February the Syrian armed opposition, supported by Turkish forces, attempted a counter-offensive against the Assad regime’s army, with support from Russian…

Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak, Kamil Frymark

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan while on a visit to Turkey on 24 January. During the conversation, she announced that Germany would…

Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak

During an extraordinary session on 2 January, Turkey’s parliament gave the government permission to send troops to Libya. In late December the UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli sent an…

Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak

The Turkish military operation ‘Peace Spring’, launched in northern Syria on 9 October, has met with harsh criticism from the European Union and an ambivalent attitude from…

OSW Commentary | | Mateusz Chudziak, Mariusz Marszewski

The presence of Syrian refugees is putting increasing strain on Turkey. Since the migration agreement was signed with the EU in March 2016, the number of refugees in Turkey…

Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak

On 23 June, the re-run election for mayor of Istanbul was won by Ekrem İmamoğlu, the candidate of the opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), with 54.21% of the vote. His main rival Binali Yıldırım, from the ruling…