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Η μεταναστευτική κρίση που προκάλεσε ο Ερντογάν στον Eβρο επισφράγισε τα ελληνικά σύνορα ως τα σκληρά εξωτερικά σύνορα της Ευρωπαϊκής Ενωσης, μια εξέλιξη η οποία θα του δημιουργήσει πρόβλημα και στο εσωτερικό. Την άποψη αυτή διατυπώνει στην «Κ» ο Σόνερ Τσάπταï, διευθυν...

Turkey and Russia have been here before—and they will probably be here again.

When Turkey shot down a SU-24 warplane over Syria back in November 2015, the prospect of war between a nuclear-armed Russia and NATO member Turkey appeared frighteningly real. Moscow and Ank...

March 4, 2020

Turkey, Russia, and Washington have compelling reasons to welcome a new ceasefire agreement, however imperfect, but they still need to address the longer-term dangers posed by the Assad regime’s murderously maximalist strategy.

Recent fighting between Turkish and Syrian...

Ο Ρετζέπ Ταγίπ Ερντογάν θέλει να καταστήσει την Τουρκία μία αυτόνομη μεγάλη δύναμη πρώτα στη Μέση Ανατολή και μετά παγκοσμίως, εκτιμά στη συνέντευξή του στο «Βήμα» ο Σονέρ Τσαγκαπτάι. Ο γνωστός τουρκοαμερικανός αναλυτής του Washington Institute for Near East Policy θα...

Soner Çağaptay has been writing some of the best political analysis of Turkey in recent years. He joined Luke to talk about his latest book Erdogan’s Empire; a clear breakdown of the foreign policy of the AKP era, its successes and its failures. This conversation could...

L’Orient-Le Jour a interrogé Soner Cagaptay, spécialiste de la Turquie au sein du Washington Institute.

Au moins 33 soldats turcs ont été tués jeudi à Idleb, dans le Nord-Ouest de la Syrie, dans des attaques attribuées par Ankara au régime syrien mais auxquelles la Russ...

February 11, 2020

Weighty domestic concerns and geopolitical fears will likely keep Erdogan from pushing too hard against the current Russian-Syrian campaign, but the parties may yet broker a temporary deal to carve the province in half. 

Besides sending hundreds of thousands of refugees...

Historian Soner Cagaptay takes the long view about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “For over 200 years, Turkey followed trends invented in the West and now it’s the opposite,” says Cagaptay. “Other countries are following a trend invented in Turkey, this 21st-c...

Directeur du programme de recherche pour la Turquie au Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Soner Cagabtay décrypte la relation complexe entre Poutine et Erdogan, acteurs clefs en Syrie et en Libye, rivaux ou alliés, amis ou ennemis selon les circonstances. 

Paris...

Facing pressure from General Haftar and his foreign military backers, the Tripoli government has welcomed the helping hand extended by Ankara, whose own lack of regional options has drawn it into the middle of another conflict.

On December 10, Turkish president Recep Ta...

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Soner Cagaptay