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The Middle Eastern balance of power matures

George Friedman | 01 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: balance of power, Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
The US is taking a back seat and allowing regional powers to slug it out.

Will low-birth-rate Turks become a minority in their own country?

Marcus Roberts | 19 March 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fertility rates, Kurds, Turkey

What Pius XII learned from the other holocaust

Michael Hesemann | 16 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Armenian genocide, Pius XII, Turkey, World War I
In his work as a diplomat during World War I, he saw that protests to vengeful Turks made the plight of persecuted Armenians even worse.

Demographic change spells trouble across Middle East

Tristan Dunning | 13 March 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Turkey

The Islamic State reshapes the Middle East

George Friedman | 26 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islamic State, Middle East, terrorism, Turkey
Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the US have all been deeply affected by the success of the terrorists.

Turkey, the Kurds and Iraq: the prize and peril of Kirkuk

Reva Bhalla | 08 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Middle East, Stratfor, Turkey
The Turkish government is looking at Iraq and Syria in a way similar to its stance almost a century ago. .

Letter from the tormented land of the Kurds

Reva Bhalla | 11 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan, Turkey
With help from Turkey, the fractious Kurds are asserting their independence.

Turkish ghost town

Marcus Roberts | 30 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Greece, immigration, integration, Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister Angry that Promoters of Abortion Crippling Economic Success

Shannon Roberts | 06 June 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, Liechtenstein, population growth, Turkey
Turkey’s Prime Minister has expressed his anti-abortion stance in surprisingly strong words for a politician, albeit an Islamic one, linking the procedure to murder and saying the resulting curb in population growth is ‘crippling’ for Turkey’s economy.

The emergence of Turkey

George Friedman | 19 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Stratfor, Turkey
The transition of this minor country into a great power means keeping its balance while the world around it is in chaos.

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