U.S.-Turkey Relations: The Shifting Nature of Two NATO Allies (CFR)

Panelists discuss Turkey’s domestic politics, its recent actions in northern Syria, and the shifting nature of U.S.-Turkish relations in the three years since the attempted July 2016 coup.

https://www.cfr.org/event/us-turkey-relations-shifting-nature-two-nato-allies

Speakers

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen  Chair in International Relations, Lehigh University; @hbarkey

Naz Durakoglu

Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH); Director, NATO Observer Group, U.S. Senate

Gönül Tol

Founding Director, Turkey Program, Middle East Institute

Presider
Ellen Laipson

Director, International Security Program, George Mason University

Coup-proofing? Making Sense of Turkey’s S-400 Decision (CSIS)

On July 12, Turkey received the first elements of the S-400, a fourth-generation surface-to-air Russian missile system. Few recent weapon sales have been as geopolitically charged as this one. U.S. officials have threatened both military and economic sanctions should Turkey acquire the Russian system.

https://www.csis.org/analysis/coup-proofing-making-sense-turkeys-s-400-decision

Thomas Karako