Erdoğan: US against EastMed pipeline

The United States has withdrawn its support for a subsea pipeline that would supply natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan reportedly said.…

Erdoğan: EU ignoring Turkish overtures

The European Union has failed to reciprocate for his nation’s effort to improve relations, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told ambassadors from the bloc. By Erin Viner Ties between the…

Civil War flares in Syria

Eyewitnesses report the bombing of several towns by Russian jets in the last rebel-held bastion of Idlib. By Erin Viner War planes identified by aerial tracking centers as Russian Sukhoi…

Israel extends travel ban

10 more nations have been added to Israel no-fly red list designated as high-risk of infection by the Omicron coronavirus variant. By Erin Viner Israelis will be forbidden to visit…

Soaring currency crash in Turkey

The Turkish lira is today rebounding from near a record low yesterday due to intervention by the country’s central bank. By Erin Viner Turkey's volatile trade in low liquidity came…

Turkey frees Israeli couple arrested for spying

Natalie and Mordi Oaknin returned home this morning after being jailed for 9 days after photographing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s residence while vacationing in Istanbul. By Erin Viner The…

Realpolitik Should Guide Israeli-Russian Relations

When Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett this week meets Russian President Putin for the first time, Bennett must use a realpolitik language. By Professor Efraim Inbar,  President of the Jerusalem…

Turkish Irredentism and the Greater Middle East

Erdoğan’s alliance with the Turkish nationalists at home resulted in the adoption of an aggressive foreign policy. By Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak, Expert on modern Turkey Introduction Turkey plays a…

Biden, Erdoğan hold talks at G20

The meeting came just days after Turkey narrowly averted a a full-blown diplomatic crisis with its NATO allies. By Erin Viner United States President Joe Biden spoke with Turkish President…