Barın Kayaoglu is the Dean of Students and Assistant Professor of World History at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). The opinions expressed in these articles are personal and not shared by AUIS. Kayaoglu is currently working on his book (based on his doctoral dissertation), “The Global Cold War in Turkey and Iran: U.S. Diplomacy, Authoritarian Development, and Anti-Americanism.” He most recently published the article “Turkey-United States Relations” for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. You can follow him at www.barinkayaoglu.com, on Facebook, or on Twitter @barinkayaoglu.