Troubled Partnership

U.S.-Turkish Relations in an Era of Global Geopolitical Change

by F. Stephen Larrabee

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A strong security partnership with Turkey has been an important element of U.S. policy for the last five decades. However, in the last few years, U.S.-Turkish relations have seriously deteriorated, and today they are badly in need of repair. The arrival of a new administration in Washington presents an important opportunity to put Washington's relations with Ankara on a firmer footing. Turkey plays a critical role in four areas of increasing strategic importance to the United States: the Balkans, Central Asia and the Caucasus, the Middle East, and the Persian Gulf. In each of these areas, Ankara's cooperation is vital to achieving U.S. policy objectives.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One

    Introduction

  • Chapter Two

    The U.S.-Turkish Security Partnership in Transition

  • Chapter Three

    Iraq and the Kurdish Challenge

  • Chapter Four

    The Broader Middle East

  • Chapter Five

    Russia and Eurasia

  • Chapter Six

    The European Dimension

  • Chapter Seven

    U.S.-Turkish Defense Cooperation

  • Chapter Eight

    The Domestic Context

  • Chapter Nine

    Alternative Turkish Futures

  • Chapter Ten

    Conclusion: Revitalizing the U.S.-Turkish Relationship

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