Sinem Cengiz is a Turkish political analyst who specializes in Turkey’s relations with the Middle East.
New free trade deals could connect Turkiye, Iran and the Gulf states
Iran has revealed plans for a free trade zone with Turkiye, with an agreement expected to be signed in the next couple of months.
Saudi Arabia, Turkiye could play key role in ending Sudan conflict
While the region’s countries have put aside their militarized foreign policies thanks to the normalization climate that is sweeping the Middle East, the clashes in Sudan have reinforced the militarization of politics there, bringing large-scale instability on to the doorstep of key actors.
Turkiye’s perspective on the Saudi Arabia-Iran agreement
The China-brokered agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which was announced on March 10, was positively received by Turkish policymakers in Ankara. Turkiye is one of the countries in the region that closely follows developments between Riyadh and Tehran.
How ‘earthquake diplomacy’ can mend EU ties with Turkey
Deciphering the dynamics of Turkiye-Oman relations
Gulf a growing marketplace for Turkiye’s defense industry
History is made by women who oppose oppression, not the regimes that impose it
Pulitzer Prize-winning Harvard historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich included a phrase in a scholarly article she wrote in 1976 that gained widespread popularity and became one of feminism’s most popular slogans: “Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
A useful role for the G20
Climate change: conflict multiplier or diplomacy trigger?
Multiple relationships affect push for Turkey-Armenia normalization
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