Downed Russian Jet Ratchets Tensions Between Ankara and Moscow

Nov 25, 2015

Russia has a number of options open to escalate the situation without taking direct military action. Turkey’s downing of a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 on November 24, after it had allegedly violated Turkish airspace while carrying out offensive operations over Syria, has resulted in a sharp...

Taking Stock of Ankara’s Post Election Year

Jul 20, 2012

As the AKP continues to address Turkey's internal political reforms and growing domestic challenges, it may soon discover that its leadership will be compromised by its reticence to establish and entrench the necessary standards needed for the country to sustain itself as a dominant regional...