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July 16, 2014

Dr. Cagaptay discusses how the United States can encourage Turkey's reorientation toward Europe as the two countries work together on the ISIS/IS threat and other issues.

The following are Dr. Cagaptay's prepared remarks before the House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia,...

June 26, 2013

House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats

The director of the Institute's Turkish Research Program addressed the House regarding the large-scale demonstrations that have swept Turkey since May. The following is an excerpt...

July 28, 2009

Statement of Soner Cagaptay, Ph.D. July 28, 2010 House Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives Hearing on “Turkey’s New Foreign Policy Direction: Implications for U.S.-Turkish Relations” Thank you, Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, for invi...

July 26, 2007

On July 26, 2007, Soner Cagaptay testified before the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (the Helsinki Commission). The following is a transcript of his remarks.

Thank you, Mr. Chairman and the commission for inviting me to appear at this very timely...

September 14, 2006

On September 14, 2006, Soner Cagaptay testified before the House International Relations Committee Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia's hearing on Islam, democracy, and U.S. policy toward the Middle East. The following is the prepared text of his remarks.


May 11, 2005

Testimony before the House Committee on International Relations.

We have a number of issues to discuss. I would like to focus on three of them, namely:

1. Turkey's importance for the U.S; 2. U.S.-Turkish ties within the context of the ripple effects of the Iraq War; and...

October 1, 2003

Testimony before the House International Relations Committee

Mr. Chairman, thank you for giving me the chance to come here today and speak about Turkey and the future of U.S.-Turkish relations. It's an honor to have been invited to testify before this prestigious body.


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