In an interview, Marc Pierini explains Turkish and European maneuvers in Libya and in the seas near Greece and Cyprus.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Emmanuel Macron thinks the Atlantic alliance is brain-dead, but its problems have deeper roots than the recent U.S.-Turkish spat over Syria.
Trump’s relations with foreign leaders have followed a consistent pattern. Given the issues that divide the U.S. and Turkey, it’s somewhat of a mystery what Trump thinks he's getting out of his relationship with Erdogan.
Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria has put further strain on its soured relationship with the EU.
Does Trump’s Kurdish betrayal spell disaster for America’s allies and rapture for their adversaries? Are we in for a major realignment because Trump has forgotten who America’s friends are?
Although Turkey is not likely to pursue a nuclear weapons program, it is expanding its nuclear industry by partnering with Russia.
With the withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria, Trump has made it infinitely harder, if not impossible, for the United States to do what he claims he wants: ask allies to share in the burden of national security.
Facing a world in which the White House’s words have lost their weight, Americans will need to reckon with the consequences.
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