Below please find the link to the sixth Middle East Brief: “Turkish-American Relations Since the 2003 Iraqi War: A Troubled Partnership” by Banu Eligur
This Brief closely examines the steady decline in Turkish-American relations since the 2003 Iraqi War. Eligur provides a unique Turkish perspective on United State’s policy toward the PKK (Kurdistan Worker’s Party) and the Iraqi Kurdish population. A PDF of this Brief can be viewed on the Crown Center website: www.brandeis.edu/centers/crown
Past Briefs in this series include:
Chen Kane, “Nuclear Decision-Making in Iran: A Rare Glimpse,” May 2006, Middle East Brief 5.
Naghmeh Sohrabi, “Conservatives, Neoconservatives and Reformists: Iran after the Election of Mahmud Ahmadinejad,” April 2006, Middle East Brief 4.
Dror Zeevi, “What Do Palestinians Really Want? The Social Implications of the Hamas Victory,” March 2006, Middle East Brief 3.
Abdel Monem Said Aly, “Prelude to Change: Egyptian Democratization, 2005,” January 2006, Middle East Brief 2.
Shai Feldman and Khalil Shikaki, “Palestinian and Israeli Policy Options: Implications for U.S. Diplomacy,” December 2005, Middle East Brief 1.
The October 2005 Conference Audio is now available on the Crown Center website. The conference, Israel and the Palestinians: The Road Ahead, addressed the significant impacts of the Israeli disengagement from Gaza. Nabil Fahmy, Egypt’s ambassador to the United States, gave the keynote address. Additional speakers included Hadi Semati of Tehran University, Ammar Abdulhamid of DelMar in Damascus, Kanan Makiya of Brandeis University, Yehuda Ben Meir and Shlomo Brom of Tel Aviv University’s Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Yair Hirschfeld of Haifa University and the Economic Cooperation Foundation, and Crown Center research fellow Jeremy Pressman of the University of Connecticut.
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Prof. Shai Feldman