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Presidents Ilham Aliyev (L), Vladimir Putin (C) and Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) at the World Energy Congress, Istanbul (Source:

Azerbaijan Strengthens Its Energy Position in Turkey

Top decision makers, opinion leaders and CEOs of the world’s largest energy companies, including BP, Gazprom, Shell and Total, convened in Istanbul, on October 9–13, for the 23rd World Energy Congress. High-level officials, including 56 ministers from various countries around the globe, also attended the... MORE
Turkish tanks being used in military offensive "Euphrates Shield" (Source:

Syria’s Conflict: Managing Turkey’s Intervention

On August 24, Turkish armor, infantry, and air units crossed the Syrian border and, in conjunction with the Ankara-supported Free Syrian Army (FSA) Sunni-dominated rebel group, launched a full-scale assault on the Islamic State-controlled city of Jarabulus. Simultaneously, the Turkish-FSA force moved against the Kurdish... MORE
President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Source:

Turkey-Russia Rapprochement and Prospects for ‘Turkish Stream’

On June 27, Russian President Vladimir Putin received a letter from President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, expressing Turkey’s willingness to restore ties with Russia (, June 27). Immediately, Gazprom spokesperson Sergey Kupriyanov announced his company’s openness to dialogue with Ankara on the construction of... MORE
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Source: Getty Images)

Circassians Divided Over Turkish Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath

Many from Turkey’s North Caucasian diaspora supported President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during the failed July 15 coup. At least some North Caucasians, however, have doubts about extending their support to the Turkish president. The Circassian activists are divided over how much Circassians should be involved... MORE