Turkey–United States relations

Iraq crisis has stopped escalation of US-Turkey tension

We do not yet know whether U.S. President Donald Trump's Sept. 21 message - in which he said he had "become close friends" with President Tayyip Erdoğan and relations between the two countries were "at their best level ever" - really is good news for those hoping for an improvement in Turkish-American relations.

Is Erdogan’s Turkey after nuclear weapons?

Considering the fact Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been emulating the Iranian model for some time, from investing in proxy groups for leverage and regime change to exporting the ruling party’s Islamist ideology overseas, one should not be surprised to find out that a clandestine program to acquire weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) including a nuclear device for deterrence is

One week and 3.5 contention points with Washington

Turkey-U.S. relations, which have already been on a rough patch primarily because of Washington's partnership with the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, loaded additional stress on three - possibly four - fronts in only a week's time. First contention point popped when the U.S. Joints Chiefs of Staff Gen.