Turkey

The change in tone of President Erdogan against the Islamic state convinces little. Many believe it is a simple maneuver to attack Kurdish fighters without irritating Washington. Since Turkey has said it will step up its efforts in the fight against the ...

Summary With Turkey and Russia now at odds, Central Asia’s prevailing attitude toward Turkey has changed in recent months. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was scheduled to visit Turkmenistan in October, but a terrorist attack in the Turkish capital led ...