Soner Cagaptay

Soner Cagaptay is director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute.

War Cabinet or Peace Cabinet in Turkey?

The choice of coalition after this weekend’s elections will tell us much about Turkey’s future path.

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United States: How Turkey Fell Out of Favor

Turkey is no longer seen as a staunch ally in NATO but as a wayward country that wears religion and ideology on its sleeve.

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Will Erdogan Invade Syria?

A ground incursion into northern Syria could pose numerous longer-term threats to Turkey.

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Turkey’s Post-Election Scene: The AKP-CHP Option

A coalition government of the two largest parties could end an era of polarization.

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