June 1, 2010 9:54pm
Israel’s raid on the Gaza-bound flotilla of ships, in which four Turks were killed, represents a new nadir in Turkish-Israel ties.
April 14, 2010 5:02pm
As an American-led consensus develops around the need for a new round of sanctions against Iran, Turkey — a U.S. ally and NATO member — is emerging as something of a wild card on the issue.
October 13, 2009 10:21pm
Turkey’s postponement of a planned military exercise including Israel may not be a new crisis but an indication that Turkey’s changing domestic and foreign policy considerations are redefining the country’s relationship with the Jewish state.
January 12, 2009 9:27pm
Does Turkey’s harsh criticism of Israel over the Gaza operation jeopardize Israel-Turkey ties and Turkey’s role as Middle East peace broker?
November 13, 2007 10:00am
Inconceivable only a few years ago, Turkey is strengthening ties with its neighbors while recasting itself in the role of regional mediator. Now Ankara is looking east, not West.
November 9, 2007 10:00am
In a region that 15 years ago saw thousands of people killed and villages destroyed in fighting between Kurdish rebels and Turkish soldiers, the prospect of renewed violence is causing deep concern for safety and Turkish democracy.
October 22, 2007 9:00am
Turkey is blaming Jews for a U.S. congressional committee’s passage of a resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide. But U.S. Jewish leaders say Ankara should look in the mirror.
July 17, 2007 9:00am
Forced to choose between an economically successful Islamic-oriented party and an anti-Western secular party, Turkish Jews are leaning toward the secularists in upcoming parliamentary elections.
April 18, 2007 9:00am
An Iranian couple that undertook a perilous journey to Istanbul hoping to make their way to Israel find themselves trapped in a frightening legal and bureaucratic maze.
April 21, 2005 9:00am
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recently announced to Israel, set for early May, might signal that the tensions between the two countries are beginning to recede.