The Foreign Policy Implications of Turkey’s Attempted Coup

by Derek Davison Last Friday night, elements of the Turkish military attempted a coup d’état against the civilian government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP). The attempt failed completely. In the days since, Erdogan… Continue Reading  

Washington’s Turkey Dilemma

by Daniel Wagner and Giorgio Cafiero Last week’s events in Istanbul and Ankara, which left 290 dead, revealed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s weak grip on the Turkish military and dispelled any notion that Turkey’s history of military coups ended in… Continue Reading