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Just a comma in Turkish-US ties

MURAT YETKİN writes:

President Tayyip Erdoğan had two main expectations from his May 16 meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Comment(s) 5/18/2017

Will Turkey burn its bridges with the US?

MURAT YETKİN writes:

After U.S. President Donald Trump’s hosting of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan in the White House on May 16, it is not realistic to expect relations between Ankara and Washington to either go back to normal overnight or to nosedive and destroy a long-running alliance

Comment(s) 5/17/2017

Trump, Putin, Erdoğan and the Kurdish problem

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Soon after a meeting in Beijing with Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a press conference that he would maintain Russia’s contact with the “Kurdish formations” in Syria that are fighting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), or DAESH, despite Turkey’s objections.

Comment(s) 5/16/2017

Artists signal a globally accumulating energy

MURAT YETKİN writes:

I first watched them on May 11 as they were performing their art at the entrance to the Arsenale where a number of works are being exhibited or performed at the 57th International Exhibition in Venice, or the Venice Biennale

Comment(s) 5/15/2017

A crucial test for Erdoğan’s choices

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Before departing for China on May 12, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan’s messages were not focused on China but the United States

Comment(s) 5/13/2017

Stagnation in Turkish foreign policy

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Almost three weeks after Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said he was going to meet U.S. President Donald Trump during his visit to the U.S. on May 16-17, the White House officially confirmed on May 10 that the meeting will take place on May 16

Comment(s) 5/12/2017

The weakest link in EU-Turkey relations

MURAT YETKİN writes:

The regression in relations between Turkey and the European Union has started to slow down following the April 16 referendum in Turkey when President Tayyip Erdoğan got what he wanted: a shift from a parliamentary to an executive presidential form of government.

Comment(s) 5/10/2017

CHP is shooting itself in the foot

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Some have been wondering what stopped Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the chairman of Turkey’s social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), from challenging the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) to an early election on the night of the recent constitutional referendum, perhaps launching a tour of all the cities that voted “No” to President Tayyip Erdoğan’s bid to consolidate all executive power.

Comment(s) 5/9/2017

Focus on Turkey’s urgent problems, former president tells gov’t

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Three days after his name was circulated as a possible candidate against President Tayyip Erdoğan in the 2019 election, former President Abdullah Gül asked on May 5 for his name to not be used in daily political debate

Comment(s) 5/6/2017

US-Turkey collision course

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Citing the lyrics of a popular Turkish love song, President Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 30 before departing for India that Turkey could “come overnight, all of a sudden without warning.”

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