Turkeyscope is a thought-provoking publication of the MDC, which provides critical analysis of contemporary Turkish affairs. The publication features articles analyzing global and regional phenomena vis a vis Turkish foreign policy and their implications on Turkey and the region. It is edited by Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak and Ceng Sagnic. Sarah Jacobs is the Assistant Editor for 2016.
Turkeyscope: Insights on Turkish Affairs
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Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses the changing power equation in Cyprus and the role of natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean.
Dr. David Pollock of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy analyzes Turkish policy vis-à-vis Syrian Kurds by highlighting the challenges, the current modus vivendi and future prospects.
Ceng Sagnic analyzes Turkey's involvement in the Gulf crisis to support Qatar against a Saudi-led bloc and potential scenarios for the future regarding such support.
Michael Knights of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) discusses the imperative and difficulty of Turkey’s pushback against Kurdish and Iranian-backed militant groups in the Sinjar district of Iraq.
Guest writer Egemen Bezci discusses the recent nadir in the relationship between Turkey and the EU.
Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the motivations behind Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's inflammatory speech on 8 May 2017.
Ceng Sagnic discusses the potential for shifting political alliances in post-referendum Turkey
Guest contributor Nick Danforth, of the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington D.C., analyzes the future of US-Turkey relations after the April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey.
Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses the impact of the recent Turkish soap opera, Payitaht, on Turkish society and the Erdoğan administration's desire to reshape the country's historical narrative.
Amb. Moshe Kamhi, from the Economic Affairs division of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, analyzes the current trade ties between Israel and Turkey.