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Sinem Cengiz

Sinem Cengiz is a Turkish political analyst who specializes in Turkey’s relations with the Middle East. 

Twitter: @SinemCngz

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Iraqi Kurdistan may be new arena for Turkish-French rivalry

Turkey and France this summer pledged to ease the tensions between them and open a fresh page in relations, but new areas of rivalry may occur between these two NATO allies.

September 10, 2021

Why Ankara is backing Iraq’s bid for a new regional role

Historically, relations between Ankara and Baghdad have been characterized by ups and downs in several eras. Turkey has acted as a crucial actor in developments that have played a role in Iraq’s political history.

August 27, 2021

Coping with Syria fallout: Turkey, Jordan show value of cooperation

Regional and international developments in the past decade have had significant effects on Turkey and Jordan, with the conflict on their doorsteps in Syria becoming their main cause for concern and for cooperation.

August 20, 2021

Water issue leads to new area of Turkey-Russia cooperation

Turkish and Russian military delegations reached an agreement to cooperate in finding a solution to the electricity-related water problem in northeast Syria during their visit to the Allouk Water Station and the Mabrouka Power Plant this week.

August 13, 2021