Russia Is Worried About Challenges in the Caucasus
The Nagorno-Karabakh war’s aftermath is still impacting Moscow’s plans.
Turkey Could Lose Big in the Russia-Ukraine Standoff
Conflict could topple Ankara’s delicate balancing act between NATO and Russia.
Why Serbia’s President Is a Threat to Europe
Aleksandar Vucic’s authoritarian government is aiding Russian and Chinese propaganda and allowing genocide denialists to celebrate war criminals.
Turkey’s Tough 2021
A dismal economy, climate disasters, and political headaches are likely to persist in 2022 as well.
How Bob Dole Saved Bosnia on Capitol Hill
Dole’s Bosnia advocacy throughout the 1992-1995 war made him the most consequential Bosnia hawk in Congress.
Erdogan Has Never Been in This Much Trouble
Surrounded by rivals amid a collapsing economy, the Turkish president is facing the longest odds of his life.
What Russia Really Wants in the Balkans
The Kremlin is destabilizing Bosnia and Herzegovina in pursuit of broader strategic goals.
How Biden Can Save the Peace in Bosnia
Bosnia is on the brink of crisis. U.S. and NATO troops could prevent it.
When Voters Chase Novelty
New parties are emerging faster than ever before, and as Bulgaria shows, this can threaten the stability of democracy.
Turkey’s Opposition Can End the Country’s Economic Crisis
A broad, ideologically diverse coalition has the plans and people to turn things around.
Erdogan’s Belligerence Has U.S., Greece Expanding Ties
Growing military cooperation offers Washington a hedge against Ankara and Moscow.
Erdogan’s Heir Apparent Isn’t a Problem
Turkey’s minister of defense is a staunch nationalist—but that doesn’t mean he’s anti-Western.
Erdogan Might Be Too Sick to Keep Leading Turkey
Evidence is growing that Turkey’s president is ailing—and that could be bad news for the country’s politics.
Turkey Capitalizes on Afghanistan Distraction to Attack Kurdish Forces in Syria
Turkish airstrikes in Syria have escalated over the last month as the world concentrates on a different crisis.
Turkey’s Refugee Problem Is Reaching a Breaking Point
Turkey’s population is exhausted, and the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan will only make anti-refugee sentiment more central to the country’s politics.
Erdogan’s AKP: We Didn’t Start the Fire
Why Turkey’s ruling party views environmentalism as a threat.