Writing

If you’re going to read one thing by me on Turkish politics, read this. For everything else:

A New Dawn in Turkey After Erdoğan Loses Istanbul, New York Times, June 2019

Has Erdoğan Created his Perfect Opponent?, New York Times, May 2019

In Turkey, Erdoğan Is Still Calling All the Shots, Foreign Policy, May 2019

Has Erdoğan’s Populism Reached its Limits? New York Times, April 2019

How is the Christchurch Attack Reverberating in Erdoğan’s Turkey? War on the Rocks, March 2019

The Resiliency of Turkey-Russia Relations, FPRI, November 2018

How Nietzsche Explains Turkey, The Atlantic, June 2018

Interview with E-International Relations, April 2018

Turkey’s Black Sea Policy: Navigating between Russia and the West, FPRI, July 2017

The New Turks: How the Influx of Syrians is Changing Turkey, Turkish Policy Quarterly, June 2017 (co-authored with Omar Kadkoy)

Erdogan Goes For The Death Blow Against Turkey’s Bureaucracy, Foreign Policy, April 2017

2017 IŞİD’in son yılı olacak mı? Karar, February 2017

Turks for Trump, Foreign Policy, November 2016

The Meaning of Turkey’s Five Million Strong Nationalist Moment, War on the Rocks, August 2016

Fetullah Gulen’s Race to the Top Is Over, Foreign Policy, August, 2016 (co-authored with Hüseyin Raşit Yılmaz)

Turkey’s Last Coup: What I Saw in Ankara, War on the Rocks, July 2016

Turkey’s Wolf Pack, Foreign Affairs, June 2016

Turkey: Perspectives on Eurasian Integration, European Council of Foreign Relations, June 2016 (co-authored with Timur Kaymaz)

Is the Islamic State Trying to Draw Turkey Into Syria? War on the Rocks, May 2016 (co-authored with S.G. Grimaldi, a.k.a. North Caucasus Caucus)

What the History of the Crimean Tatars Can Tell Us About Turkco-Russian Relations, Diplomaatia, May 2016

The Theological Battle Between ISIL and the Turkish State, War on the Rocks, May 2016 (co-authored with Hilmi Demir)

The Syrian Civil War and the End of Turkey’s Liberal Dream, War on the Rocks, April 2016 (Part 2/2)

Turkish Foreign Policy is Waking Up From the Liberal Dream, War on the Rocks, March 2016 (Part 1/2)

Is There Going to be War Between Russia and Turkey?, New Eastern Europe (contribution), February 2016

The Islamic State’s Plans for Turkey, War on the Rocks, January 2016 (co-authored with Hilmi Demir)

The Russian in Turkish Public Consciousness, War on the Rocks, December 2015

Should the PYD Receive Help Against ISIS? Parallax World, October 2015

Peace Process Collapses in Turkey: Who’s to Blame? Parallax World, August 2015

Turkey’s 200-Year War Against ISIS, The National Interest, July 2016

Is the CHP restoring some of its mojo? Ottomans and Zionists (guest post), April 2015

G20 Tarihi: Dünya Liderleri Neden Bir Aray Geliyor? İktisadiyat, February 2015

Asya’da Alternatif Modernite Arayışının bir Tarihi, İktisadiyat, January 2015

Turkmen: the missing piece in the Iraq-Syria Debate, Fair Observer, October 2014 (co-authored with Hüseyin Raşit Yılmaz)

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