Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

For the foreseeable future, stability in the Indo-Pacific rests on the degree to which the United States continues to forward and base hundreds of thousands of its military forces, along with ships, submarines, and fighter planes. A precipitous U.S. withdrawal would certainly lead to unforeseen effects in a region rife with unresolved disputes and few mature working relationships. The result of a breakdown in relations would almost certainly cause economic disruption and possibly lead to wider global conflict. In more ways than one, then, the Indo-Pacific will determine the future of global peace and prosperity for decades to come.  

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Michael Auslin
Michael Auslin
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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