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Turkey’s Diplomatic Collision Course

23rd December 2016 – The Cipher Brief

Turkey’s Diplomatic Collision Course

Aykan Erdemir

The assassination Monday of Andrey Karlov, Russia’s ambassador to Ankara, and the subsequent signing of the Moscow Declaration between Russia, Iran, and Turkey, has presented yet another setback for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s foreign policy vision. more...

Analysis & Commentary

7th January 2017 – Quoted by John Burger - Aleteia

American pastor’s arrest in Turkey signals possible trouble for Christians

Aykan Erdemir

The plight of one American Christian evangelist is suggestive of the turmoil that lies ahead for Turkey. more...

4th January 2017 – Quoted by CBN News

Turkey Refuses to Release Jailed American Pastor

Aykan Erdemir

Efforts to free an American pastor held in a Turkish prison for his Christian faith have failed. more...

4th January 2017 – Quoted by The American Interest

Turkey Arrests American Pastor as Terrorist

Aykan Erdemir

Behold the mighty power of the Gülenists: they lurk behind every threat to the Turkish state (and its glorious leader, Erdogan). They can even subvert Evangelical pastors into their Islamic network—or so says the Turkish government. more...

3rd January 2017 – Fox News

Happening Now

Thomas Joscelyn

Tom Joscelyn discusses the fallout from the customs outage, terror attack in Turkey more...