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Report that Turkey Exposed Spies Strains its Relations with Israel

Report that Turkey Exposed Spies Strains its Relations with Israel

| October 17, 2013

Persistently strained relations between Israel and Turkey have not been helped by a report that last year Turkey revealed to Iran the identities of up to 10 Iranians who had spied for Israel.

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Turkey Blows Israel’s Cover for Iranian Spy Ring

Turkey Blows Israel’s Cover for Iranian Spy Ring

| October 16, 2013

Turkey disclosed to Iranian intelligence the identities of up to 10 Iranians who had been meeting inside Turkey with their Mossad case officers.

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Turkey’s Spymaster Plots Own Course on Syria

Turkey’s Spymaster Plots Own Course on Syria

| October 10, 2013

Hakan Fidan Takes Independent Tack in Wake of Arab Spring

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Middle East Reconfigured: Turkey vs. Iran vs. Saudi Arabia

Middle East Reconfigured: Turkey vs. Iran vs. Saudi Arabia

| September 13, 2013

The Arab Spring has recalibrated the regional system by ushering in a tri-axial Middle East: a Turkey-Kurdish-Muslim Brotherhood axis; an Iran-Shiite axis; a Saudi Arabia-pro-status quo monarchies axis.

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Israel-Turkey Relations Sink to Low

Israel-Turkey Relations Sink to Low

| August 28, 2013

After a brief courtship last spring, relations between Israel and Turkey have fallen to a new low, officials in both countries say, just as the two former allies are bracing for possible U.S. military action in neighboring Syria.

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Troublesome Erdogan Feeding on US Indulgence

Troublesome Erdogan Feeding on US Indulgence

| August 22, 2013

As Washington revisits its Middle East policy relating to Egypt and Syria, it should also examine the past five years of relations with another critical country, Turkey. The hope at the outset of the Obama administration that Turkey could play a positive, moderating role in the Middle East has given way to a different reality—of […]

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Why Erdogan Doesn’t Get It

Why Erdogan Doesn’t Get It

| June 13, 2013

Erdogan’s battle against the clandestine networks of Kemalist generals and their plainclothes allies has been so long and so bitter it has left him unable to see anything else.

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Blow to Turkey’s Ottoman Vision

Blow to Turkey’s Ottoman Vision

| October 18, 2012

By merely issuing warnings to Al Assad as the violence in Syria spills over to its side of the border, Ankara has telegraphed anxiety rather than leadership.

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Erdogan and Assad at War

Erdogan and Assad at War

| October 16, 2012

Why is the Turkish government acting so aggressively against the Assad regime in Syria?

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The Stalemate in Turkish-Israeli Relations

The Stalemate in Turkish-Israeli Relations

| September 30, 2012

How the rise of Turkey’s JDP party has reshaped Ankara’s foreign policy and its ties to Jerusalem.

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