What are the policy divergences between Turkey and the US in Syria? What is the US policy to stabilize Syria after the demise of ISIS? How will the Afrin operation influence US-Turkey relations?
What are Turkey’s concerns regarding the KRG’s independence move? What leverage does Turkey have on the KRG? What is Turkey’s post-referendum game plan?
Why will the Qatar crisis make the region more vulnerable to security issues? What are the main problems of isolation of Qatar? How would the ongoing crisis affect regional conflicts?
How U.S. support to the PYD/PKK in Syria will affect the Turkey-U.S. relationship? What will be the implications of the U.S. strategy to defeat DAESH for the region? How is the PKK taking advantage of the U.S. military assistance to the YPG?
What are the decisive factors in Turkey’s relations with various regions and partners? What policy should Turkey adopt to enhance or establish amicable relations and sustain existing ones? What is the place of the “increasing friends” policy in the near future of Turkish foreign policy?