Category Archives: Israel – Turkey Relations

Guest Post: Erdogan’s Visit to Gaza: A Perspective from Jerusalem

As part of a larger effort to expand the views on Turkey Wonk, I am handing the creative reigns over to Gabriel Mitchell – an Israel Research Fellow at Shalem College in Jerusalem – for his thoughts on Turkish Prime … Continue reading

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Musings on AKP Decision-Making and Israel’s Apology

Apologies for my prolonged absence. I have been in Washington and Los Angeles these past two weeks and have been busy with other projects, including a serious re-dedication to sampling different wines from different regions in California. (A luxury I … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Missile Programs: A Work in Progress

My report for the Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) about Turkey’s cruise missile, ballistic missile, and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program was recently published.  Below is an excerpt from the UAV/Cruise Missile section. If you are interested … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Reaction to the Israel Strike: Musings and Predictions

Semih Idiz – a Turkish columnist for Hurriyet Daily News and Taraf – wrote for Al-Monitor that Turkey is running out of diplomatic options in Syria. According to Idiz’s excellent article: As the Syrian crisis rolls on with no apparent … Continue reading

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German Patriot Games: The Bundestag Debates the Deployment of Patriot in Turkey

Niklas Anzinger –  a  Philosophy and Economics student at the University of Bayreuth in Germany – has kindly offered to summarize the debates taking place in Germany about the deployment of Patriot missile batteries and troops to Turkey. Anzinger spent … Continue reading

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NATO Missile Interceptors in Turkey: What is the PAC-3?

Now that the U.S. and Dutch Patriots are on their way to Turkey, I thought it was worth re-posting an article I co-authored with Shashank Joshi – a research fellow at the UK based Royal United Services Institute (follow him … Continue reading

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2013 Predictions for Turkey’s Missile and Drone Programs

Apologies for my prolonged absence. I was in Los Angeles for the past two weeks, where I  was busily analyzing LA’s food truck scene and re-acquanting myself with my favorite Mexican restaurants. I have concluded that Istanbul needs to import … Continue reading

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