The agreement between the United States and Turkey to establish a “peace corridor” or safe zone in northern Syria appears to be holding for the moment. Last month’s agreement envisioned the joint patrolling of the area by both U.S.
U.S. military support for the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Syrian branch of the Turkey-based Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), has been an enduring problem for the U.S.
After Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued several threats against Kurdish fighters in Syria and reiterated the need for Syrian refugees to return to home, it seems that the worst has been averted.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has suffered his first electoral defeat since he came to power. The decisive victory of opposition’s mayoral candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu at the end of last month is especially problematic for Mr.
U.S. relations with Turkey continue to deteriorate. It appears this most recent disagreement stems from Turkey's decision to purchase Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system.
In the contested and controversial historical issue known as "the Armenian Question," the 1909 communal upheaval in Adana stands between the breakdown of order in the eastern Anatolian provinces in the 1890s and the catastrophe that overwhelmed the civilian population of the Ottoman Empire during
This well-written, pithy study is an essential corrective reading for anyone who erroneously believes the long-running Kurdish struggle in Turkey is just between the state and the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).