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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The coronavirus and another new political party top the Turkish agenda for now

On March 14, 2003, Recep Tayyip Erdogan became Turkey’s prime minister, heading the country’s 59th government as the leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

March 13, 2020

Why is the 1998 Adana pact between Turkey and Syria back in the news?

The Adana agreement, signed by Turkey and Syria on Oct. 20, 1998, was the most critical issue on the agenda during the meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Jan. 23.

January 25, 2019

What drives Turkish policy in Libya?

This week, Italy hosted a conference aimed at helping war-torn Libya to establish peace and stability. Turkey, which is set to play a greater role in Middle East politics, was invited to the conference, its delegation comprising senior officials and headed by Vice President Fuat Oktay.

November 16, 2018