Kemal Kirişci named TÜSİAD Senior Fellow at Brookings
Kemal Kirişci, an expert on Turkish foreign policy and migration studies, is joining the Brookings Institution in January 2013 as the inaugural TÜSİAD senior fellow and director of the Turkey project, Brookings President Strobe Talbott announced today. Kirişci will serve within Brookings’s Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE).
The Next Phase of the U.S.-Turkey Strategic Partnership
On December 4, The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion exploring U.S.-Turkish relations during President Obama’s second term.
TUSIAD Delegation in Washington
The President of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD) Umit Boyner leads a delegation to Washington for talks on U.S. – Turkey relations.
U.S. – Turkey Economic Partnership Commission Holds Meeting in Washington
The U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission held its 9th meeting in Washington, DC on November 28 2012. The following is the text of a joint statement issued by the United States of America and the Republic of Turkey at the conclusion of the United States – Turkey Economic Partnership Commission (EPC) meeting.
CSIS – SAM report on U.S. – Turkey relations
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a comprehensive report examining U.S. – Turkey relations in the post-Cold War era. The report stresses that the U.S. and Turkey “are enjoying a new cooperative era in their relationship. Their partnership has recently been enhanced by overlapping perspectives on the unprecedented transformation sweeping the Middle East as well as in a number of other regional and functional areas.” But, the authors caution that “the future of the alliance… will be determined to a great extent by the ability of the two countries to maximize their convergence and minimize their divergence in a number of areas of common interest, in particular the Middle East.”