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Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017 | Semih Idiz, Columnist
Turkey’s immediate support of Qatar has exposed its lack of leverage with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states and left it scrambling for a way out of an intractable situation.
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 2017 | Semih Idiz, Columnist
Retired diplomats say Erdogan’s Qatar policy is driven more by his survival instinct than a rational foreign policy and that Ankara has squandered an opportunity to play a positive role in this crisis.
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 2017 | Semih Idiz, Columnist
Wednesday, May. 31, 2017 | Semih Idiz, Columnist
Ankara’s refusal to allow German lawmakers to visit their troops at Incirlik is forcing Berlin to look elsewhere in the region to redeploy its forces, which could result in the loss of prestige for Turkey.
Wednesday, May. 24, 2017 | Semih Idiz, Columnist
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