Dr. Gonul Tol is the director of the Middle East Institute’s Center for Turkish Studies.
By galvanizing a common front of anti-U.S. sentiment in all three countries, Erdogan seeks to downplay Ankara’s escalating tension with Russia and Iran and repair ties.
Turkey’s recent military incursion into Afrin will be a test case in many ways.
Turkey sees high stakes in Baghdad-Erbil reconciliation, but after being part of the problem for so long, it cannot be part of the solution now.
New pipelines necessary.
Unlike past attempts, the current talks look serious.
Ankara's new foreign policy centers around an unlikely alliance with Iraqi Kurds.
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