Publications

Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

Shashank Joshi and Aaron Stein, “Emerging Drone Nations,” Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, vol. 55, no. 5, (October/November 2013).

Shashank Joshi and Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Troubles in Syria,” RUSI Journal, vol. 158, no. 1 (Spring 2013), pp. 27–39.

Aaron Stein and Philipp Bleek, “Turkish – Iranian Relations: From ‘Friends with Benefits’ to ‘Its Complicated‘,” Insight Turkey, vol, 14, no. 2 (Fall 2012), pp. 137 – 150.

Philipp Bleek and Aaron Stein, “Turkey and America Face Iran,” Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, vol. 54, no. 2 (April – May 2012), pp. 27 – 38.

Aaron Stein and Sebnem Udum, “A Complicated Decision: Why Turkey is not Likely to Follow in Iran’s Nuclear Footsteps,” Turkish Policy Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 2 (Summer 2012), pp. 141 – 148.

Aaron Stein, “Resetting US–Turkish Relations: Charting a New Way Forward,” The Journal of Strategic Security, vol. 4, no. 1, (Spring 2011), pp. 1–18.

Non-Peer Reviewed

Aaron Stein, “What Idlib takeover means for Turkey,” Al Jazeera, 5 April 2015.

Aaron Stein, “A Collapsing Regional Order,War on the Rocks, 12 March 2015.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Evolving Syria Strategy,” Foreign Affairs, 9 February 2015.

Aaron Stein and Cale Salih, “How Turkey Misread the Kurds,” Al Jazeera, 20 January 2015,

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Proxy War in Libya,” War on the Rocks, 15 January 2015.

Aaron Stein, “The Origins of Turkey’s Buffer Zone in Syria,” War on the Rocks, 11 December 2014.

Aaron Stein, “For Turkey, it’s all about regime change in Syria,” Al-Jazeera, 8 October 2014.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Failed Foreign Policy,” The New York Times, 22 August 2014.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Schizophrenic Opposition Unlikely to Defeat Erdogan and Unified AKP,” World Politics Review, 18 July 2014,.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Response to ISIS and the Crisis in Iraq,” RUSI Analysis, Royal United Services Institute, 16 July 2014,

Aaron Stein, “Turkey, Iran Compartmentalize Ties to Sidestep Differences,” World Politics Review, 11 June 2014.

Farzan Sabet and Aaron Stein, “Iran’s delicate nuclear consensus,” The Monkey Cage Blog, The Washington Post, 29 May 2014.

Aaron Stein, “The Trouble with Turkey’s Drones,” War on the Rocks, 22 May 2014,

Aaron Stein, “Piecing together Turkey’s Iran policy,” Iran Matters, Harvard Belfer Center, 16 April 2014,

Aaron Stein, “How an election may undermine democracy in Turkey,” The Monkey Cage Blog, The Washington Post, 21 March 2014.

Aaron Stein and Michael Stephens, “Where Did it All Go Wrong? The Qatar-Turkey Power House Comes Up Short,” RUSI Analysis, Royal United Services Institute, 14 January 2014.

Aaron Stein, “Drone Decrees: Setting Rules for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” Foreign Affairs.com, 19 December 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Ankara’s bad Syria options,” Middle East Channel, Foreign Policy, 30 October 2013.

Sinan Ulgen and Aaron Stein, “Not the Real Deal: Ankara’s Take on the Syria Agreement,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 26 September 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Ankara Embraces Regime Change: Zero Problems and the Syrian Crisis,” RUSI Analysis, Royal United Services Institute, 10 September 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Minding Assad’s Red Line,” Arms Control Wonk, 10 September 2013.

Aaron Stein and Esin Efe, “Turks Grapple with Syria,” Middle East Channel, Foreign Policy, 5 September 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Explaining Ergenekon: Civil Military Relations in Turkey’s Post-Coup Era,” RUSI Analysis, Royal United Services Institute, 7 August 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Turkish Tailspin,” Foreign Policy, 18 June 2013.

Aaron Stein, “How Divide & Rule Policies Threaten Turkey’s Economic & Political Future,” Muftah, 17 June 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Wings of Change,” Foreign Policy, 7 June 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Explaining Erdogan: The Prime Minister Engages his Base,” RUSI Analysis, Royal United Services Institute, 5 June 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Protests Show Turks Can’t Tolerate Erdogan Anymore,” The Atlantic, 31 May 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey Waits for Washington,” Middle East Channel, Foreign Policy, 15 May 2013.

Aaron Stein and Chen Kane, “Turkey’s Nuclear Ambitions,” The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, 15 May 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Nuclear History Holds Lessons for the Future,” Center for Nonproliferation Studies, WMD Junction, 13 May 2013,.

Aaron Stein, “Atoms for Turkey: Ankara’s Struggle for Nuclear Energy,” RUSI News Brief, Royal United Services Institute, May 2013, vol. 33, no. 3.

Cheryl Rofer and Aaron Stein, “Syria’s chemical weapons pose a decade-long problem for the world,” The Globe and Mail, 2 May 2013.

Shashank Joshi and Aaron Stein, “The Turkey-Israel rapprochement,” Foreign Policy, 3 April 2013.

Shashank Joshi and Aaron Stein, “Patriot Missiles Won’t Cure Syria,” The National Interest, 22 March 2013.

Aaron Stein, “The Turkish Electorate and the Syrian Crisis: Erdogan’s Difficult Balancing Act,” RUSI News Brief, Royal United Services Institute, March 2013, vol. 33, no.2.

Aaron Stein, “The First Rule of Drone Club,” Foreign Policy, 26 February 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Suicide Blast in Ankara: Turkey’s Terrorism Dilemma,” RUSI Analysis, Royal United Services Institute, 6 February 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Ankara Responds to the Chaos in Syria,” RUSI Analysis, Royal United Services Institute, 23 January 2013.

Aaron Stein and Shashank Joshi, “Missile Creep: Was Giving Patriots to Turkey a step Towards war in Syria,” Foreign Policy, 10 December 2012.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey Defers to Egypt,” RUSI Analysis, Royal United Services Institute, 23 November 2012.

Aaron Stein and Dov Friedman, “Could Turkey Beat Syria?,” The National Interest, 10 October 2012.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey Marches Towards Missile Defense,” The National Interest, 23 August 2012.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s New Ballistic Missile Program Raises Eyebrows and Concerns,” World Politics Review, 31 July 2012.

Aaron Stein, “The Trappings of Power: Turkey and the Future of the Middle East,” Guest post for Steve Cook’s CFR Blog From the Potomac to the Euphrates, 25 July 2012.

Aaron Stein, “Flying Blind: Why Armed Drones may Detract from Turkish Security,” e-International Relations, 27 June 2012.

Aaron Stein, “Understanding Turkey’s Position on the Iran Nuclear Program,” Center for Nonproliferation Studies, WMD Junction, 12 January 2012.

Seda Savas and Aaron Stein, “Press Freedom: The Politicization of Turkish Media,” World Politics Review, 17 September 2009.

Aaron Stein, “U.S. – UAE Nuclear Cooperation,” Issue Brief, The Nuclear Threat Initiative, 13 August 2009.

Publications for Arms Control Wonk

Aaron Stein, “The Turkish (Nuclear) Model?,” Arms Control Wonk, 9 December 2013.

Publications for the Center for Economic and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM)

Aaron Stein, “Turkey Embraces a Middle East WMD Free Zone: Ankara’s Nuclear Policies,” The Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, February 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Missile Programs: A Work in Progress,” The Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, January 2013.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s NATO Nuclear Weapons History,” The Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, June 2012.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey Embraces Missile Defense,”  The Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, May 2012. 

Aaron Stein, “Turkey and Deterrence: From MAD to Active Defense,” The Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, April 2012.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey and Iran’s Complicated Relationship,” The Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, March 2012. 

Aaron Stein, “Turkey’s Nuclear Energy Ambitions: Big Plans, Little Progress,” The Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, February 2012.

Aaron Stein, “Turkey and Tactical Nuclear Weapons: A Political Love Affair,” January 2012.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Sinan Ulgen and Aaron Stein, “Efforts to Control the Atom and the Transfer of Nuclear Technology: An Evaluation from Turkey’s Perspective,” in The Turkish Model for the Transition to Nuclear Power, ed. Sinan Ulgen (Istanbul: Tor Ofset Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd Şti, 2012), pp. 50–87.

2 Responses to Publications

  1. Clive of India says:

    Strong work

  2. Zoila says:

    I want to to thank you for this fantastic read!! I certainly loved every bit of
    it. I have got you bookmarked to look at new things you post…

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