Fehim Tastekin


Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate in Istanbul, April 16, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir)

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How does Muslim world view Erdogan's referendum win?

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Fehim Tastekin, Columnist

Turkey's referendum, which gave rise to fresh debate with the West, is also likely to affect Turkey's relations with the East, especially the Middle East.

Turkey determined to test NATO

Monday, Mar. 27, 2017 | Fehim Tastekin, Columnist

Turkey’s bargaining with Russia for the S-400 air defense system raises a number of military issues, the least of which being that the system is incompatible with NATO's defense structure.

Is Turkey rattled by Russian-Kurdish deal?

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017 | Fehim Tastekin, Columnist

Turkey may feel its already tenuous footing in Syria slipping now that Russian troops have arrived in Afrin, after making a pact with the Kurds.

Turkey still determined to play role in final Raqqa assault

Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017 | Fehim Tastekin, Columnist

Will a Turkish-sponsored army of 50 Arab tribes actually materialize in Syria, or is Turkey just rattling its saber regarding the Raqqa offensive?

How deep is Turkey's Sinjar entanglement?

Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017 | Fehim Tastekin, Columnist

Soon after speaking with Turkey's president, Kurdistan Regional Government leader Massoud Barzani dispatched peshmerga forces to Sinjar, Iraq, which led to a clash between Kurdish forces.

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Fehim Tastekin is a Turkish journalist and a columnist for Turkey Pulse who previously wrote for Radikal and Hurriyet. He has also been the host of the weekly program "SINIRSIZ," on IMC TV. As an analyst, Tastekin specializes in Turkish foreign policy and Caucasus, Middle East and EU affairs. He is the author of “Suriye: Yikil Git, Diren Kal,” “Rojava: Kurtlerin Zamani” and “Karanlık Coktugunde - ISID.” Tastekin is founding editor of the Agency Caucasus. On Twitter: @fehimtastekin

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