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Friend or Foe? How US Perceptions of Turkey Have Shifted

US perceptions of Turkey have shifted in the last decade to the extent that analysts and policymakers are openly questioning whether Ankara remains a reliable ally under Erdogan. "I think people in Washington have been questioning the reliability of Turkey...

Erdogan, Putin, Raisi Holding Hands “A Picture Worth 1,000 Words”

Greek-American Representatives Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) slammed the trilateral meeting between Erdogan, Putin, and Raisi earlier in the week in Tehran. In a bipartisan statement, the two Greek-American politicians noted that "one picture is worth 1,000 words." They...

Erdogan Keeps Putin Waiting in Show of Gamesmanship

Russian President Vladimir Putin was kept waiting for his grip and grin meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as the assembled news media filmed all of Tuesday's awkward moment. For the record, Putin stood, fidgeting and looking a bit...

Hagia Sophia: The Center of Greek Orthodox Faith Through the Ages

The Hagia Sophia remains the symbolic center of Greek Orthodoxy, even centuries after its fall to the Ottomans and its conversion to a mosque.

Hagia Sophia’s Imperial Gate Vandalized Again

The Hagia Sophia's historic Imperial Gate has been damaged again, as vandals appear to have pried out one of the metal plates on the 15th century oakwood door. It was the second time the door has been damaged in...

US Congress Approves Measure to Restrict F-16 Sales to Turkey

A newly approved a measure by a US Congressional committee would restrict but not completely prohibit the sale of F-16 fighter jets or F-16 modernization kits to Turkey. The amendment, to be tacked on to the United States' massive military...

Greece-Israel Joint Air Force Training Conducted Amid Tension with Turkey

Greek and Israeli air forces conducted a joint training exercise in Israel on Tuesday. The operation came as Greece's neighbor, Turkey, increased military overflights over Greek islands, behavior that has ratcheted up tensions between the two nations. In another move...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Urges Erdogan to Respond to Provocative Map

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respond to a map next to which his ally, Devlet Bahçeli, posed. The map depicted Greek islands and Crete as Turkish territory. The far-right nationalist Turkish politician...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Calls on Erdogan to Talk in a “Civilized Manner”

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday to engage in talks in order to deal with the "differences in a civilized manner." In a press conference held in Madrid following the NATO Summit,...

Biden and Erdogan Discuss “Stability in Aegean”

US President Joe Biden discussed “the importance of maintaining stability in the Aegean” with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to a White House statement issued after the meeting of the two leaders on the margins of the...