April 12, 2021
Turkic Council Sets Sights on Upgrade Rooted in Economic Connectivity Projects
By Umida Hashimova
The Turkic Council aims to grow its political and economic significance.
February 13, 2021
Are the Uyghurs Safe in Turkey?
By Nicholas Muller
Many in the Uyghur diaspora feel they have a target on their back.
August 19, 2020
Turkey’s COVID-19 Diplomacy in Central Asia
By Shahid Hussain
Ankara has deployed heath care diplomacy in Central Asia and the Caucasus in the neverending contest for influence.
June 08, 2020
Why Did Pakistan’s Prime Minister Promote a Turkish TV Show?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Market values and Islamic values: Ertuğrul is a hero that exclaims "Ya Allah" before vanquishing his enemies.
February 25, 2020
How Iran and Turkey Compete in Central Asian Trade
By Omid Rahimi and Ali Heydari
A closer look at how two pivotal players factor into subregional dynamics in this domain.
December 31, 2019
Turkey Seeks Extradition of 2 Gulen School Employees From Kyrgyzstan
By Catherine Putz
Two employees of the re-named Sapat school network are reportedly in detention. A Bishkek court has stalled their extradition.
October 24, 2019
Is India Redefining Its Role in the Politics of the Middle East?
By Niranjan Marjani
A closer look at India’s increasingly complex relationships with countries of the Middle East.
October 18, 2019
Turkey and Asia Anew: A Foreign Policy Initiative in Passing
By Ümit Alperen and Eyüp Ersoy
There are favorable conditions and arguments for Turkey to advance relations with Asia, if Ankara can overcome some existing roadblocks.
September 03, 2019
The Fate of Turkmenistan’s Gülenists
By Nick Ashdown
What’s become of the students arrested by Turkmen authorities in 2016-17 at the height of the Gülen crackdown?
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?
July 03, 2019
Mauro Gilli: Selling the F-35 to Countries Operating the S-400 Is a Bad Idea
By Franz-Stefan Gady
What are the risks of selling the F-35 to India and other countries operating high-tech Russian-made weapons systems?
January 02, 2019
To Russia or Turkey? A Central Asian Migrant Worker’s Big Choice
By Khamza Sharifzoda
As the appeal of the Russian labor market has decreased, Turkey has become a more attractive option.