Trump-Erdogan is an oft-repeated summit between rivals

Today’s scheduled meeting between Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Trump at the White House will take place amid a general chilling of relations between the two countries. Barry Strauss, professor of history at Cornell University and author of the several books about military strategy and leadership, likens the occasion to many summits between […]

Attempted coup terrible for future of Turkey according to Turkish scholar

Mostafa Minawi is as Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative (OTSI) at Cornell University. Minawi has just returned from Istanbul where he experienced the city’s fallout from the coup. Minawi says “regardless of how it ends, the (failed) attempt at a coup is terrible for the political future […]