June 15, 2021
Kyrgyz President Japarov Visits Turkey
By Catherine Putz
Japarov reportedly asked about the disappearance of Orhan Inandi, but in typical style Erdogan dodged and stressed the need to combat “FETO.”
August 21, 2020
China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression
By Aykan Erdemir and Philip Kowalski
Turkey has joined the list of majority Muslim countries that have opted for silence in dealing with the one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time.
October 04, 2019
Erdogan’s Chinese Gamble
By Ilan Berman
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is betting big on China.
August 09, 2019
Turkey and Malaysia Boost Cooperation, Eyeing Defense Industry and Islamic Unity
By Altay Atlı
Economic relations, and defense industry ties are at the forefront, but can this partnership also pave the way to greater unity in the Muslim world?
February 13, 2019
Why Turkey Is Finally Speaking Out on the Plight of China’s Uyghurs
By Ankit Panda
Does Turkey’s recent statement on the Uyghurs mark a one-off moment or the start of a new era?
January 16, 2019
Turkey’s Gülen Crackdown Comes to Cambodia
By Danielle Keeton-Olsen
One of Cambodia’s top international school systems has quietly changed hands amid the Gülen controversy.
September 05, 2018
In Kyrgyzstan, Erdogan Again Warns of Gulen Network Coup
By Catherine Putz
Since 2016, Turkey has pressed for Kyrgyzstan to close Gulen-linked schools. So far, Bishkek continues to resist.
August 18, 2018
Little Brothers Together: Turkey Turns to China
By Arran Elcoate
Erodgan's pursuit of China amid worsening ties with the West could have negative consequences for Turkey.
May 15, 2018
How Will Erdogan’s Recent Visit to Uzbekistan Enhance Turkish-Uzbek Cooperation?
By Fuad Shahbazov
After a cold snap in bilateral relations, Tashkent and Ankara seem set for warmer relations.
January 31, 2017
In Turkey, US Loss Is China's Gain
By George Marshall Lerner
With relations with the United States in tatters, the 'Eurasianers' in Turkey look to accelerate ties with China
December 21, 2016
The Turkey-Uzbekistan Rapprochement
By Samuel Ramani
Under Uzbekistan's new president, ties with Turkey may be poised for a thaw.
November 24, 2016
Will Turkey Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Instead of the EU?
By Lina Wang
Turkish President Erdogan has his eyes set on joining China and Russia's security club.