Luke Coffey is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute—a D.C. based think tank.
Ankara wants to expand its footprint in the Arctic region, an area with growing geopolitical significance, which is also home to hundreds of thousands of ethnically Turkic people.
The organisation can help promote the interests of the Turkic World, particularly those of the Yakut and Dolgan communities who live in the Arctic Circle.
Enlargement of the Alliance has not been an issue getting much attention in NATO. This should change.
NATO's decade old Strategic Concept is woefully out of date and needs a major revamp.
With Russia actively undermining the interests of NATO and its partners in the Black Sea, the Alliance must adopt a formidable strategy to enhance its presence in the region.
Turkey and the US can work in a few small spheres of cooperation to build enough trust to tackle larger conflicts in the relationship.
The new tentative deal will allow both countries to explore lucrative deposits of energy beneath the Caspian Sea.
The country should not wait until 2025 to find an exit strategy for Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh.
The poisoning of Alexey Navalny should not go unpunished.
What does Europe expect to gain from a project that is financially unnecessary and gives Russia significant leverage over them?
Kosovo-Serbia talks have been derailed but the US needs to get them back on track.
The Trump administration claims that Russia has tilted the playing field in their favour, and they might be right.
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