* Note: Links to Published Works are Embedded in the Blue Text



The Nation or the Ummah – Islamism and Turkish Foreign Policy

          State University of New York Press, 2 July 2022


What the West is Getting Wrong About the Middle East – Why Islam is Not the Problem

          I.B. Tauris, 17 September 2020


Kurdish Nationalism and Political Islam in Turkey  – Kemalist Identity in Transition 

          Routledge, 12 September 2011


Winning Turkey – How America, Europe, and Turkey Can Revive a Fading Partnership

          Brookings Institution Press, 29 September 2008


Erdogon is bound to lose even if he wins

          Asia Times, 24 April 2023

How Biden will respond to Turkey

          Asia Times, 7 December 2020

Turkey-Russia role in Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict 

          Asia Times, 6 October 2020

Erdogan's predicament: Can populism survive pandemic? 

         Asia Times, 5 May 2020

As Erdogan licks wounds over Idlib, Putin wins again

         Asia Times, 5 March 2020

Syria straining Turkey-Russia love affair

         Asia Times, 20 February 2020

Turkey's enduring problem with women's rights 

         Asia Times, 5 February 2020

Turkey looks beyond its own region with Libya adventure

         Asia Times, 8 January 2020

Erdogan eyes early poll as times not on his side

         Asia Times, 30 December 2019

ISIS and the false dawn of Kurdish statehood

          Brookings, 13 December 2019

ISIS and the false dawn of Kurdish statehood

         Asia Times,12 December 2019 

Turkey’s Erdoğan scores a pyrrhic victory in Washington

          Brookings, 18 November 2019

Erdogan may have scored pyrrhic victory in Washington

       Asia Times, 15 November 2019  

Make sure any sanctions on Turkey are 'smart'

       Asia Times, 29 October 2019

Around the halls: Brookings experts’ reactions to Turkey’s incursion into Syria

          Brookings, 10 October 2019

Turkey attacks Syria: Trump didn’t have to withdraw troops to fulfill campaign promises

          Brookings, 10 October 2019

Erdogan's nuclear dream may be nightmare for US ties

       Asia Times, 3 October 2019

ISIS comeback increasingly likely

       Asia Times, 16 September 2019

Syrian war central to worsened Turkey-US ties

       Asia Times, 21 August 2019

Turkey's long-running flirtation with Russia

       Asia Times, 12 August 2019

Time for damage control to save Turkey-US relations

     Asia Times, 18 July 2019

Erdoğan’s tactical gamble in Istanbul proves a strategic mistake

          Brookings, 27 June 2019

Erdogan's fumble puts presidential election in play

     Asia Times, 25 June 2019

Turkish admirers of 'Chinese model' ignore its flaws

     Asia Times,18 June 2019

Erdogan's alliance with the deep state

     Asia Times, 22 May 2019

Turkish captialism's 'original sin'

     Asia Times, 9 May 2019

The meltdown of the left in Israel, Turkey

     Asia Times, 18 April 2019

Turkey's democracy wakes up

     Asia Times, 2 April 2019

Turkey's S-400 purchase to mark major shift in US ties

     Asia Times, 20 March 2019

Obsession with Islam blinds West to real problems

     Asia Times, 13 March 2019

Turkey's Islamist policy remains intact

     Asia Times, 19 February 2019

In Erdogan's Turkey, nothing is black and white

     Asia Times, 5 February 2019

US pullout from Syria could improve Turkish-Kurdish relations

     Asia Times, 3 January 2019

Divide in Middle East is about nationalism, not a conflict within Islam

     Asia Times, 26 December 2018

Islam-vs-secularism theory of Turkish politics misses the point

     Asia Times, 6 December 2018

US dance between Turkey and Kurds will soon come to an end

     Asia Times, 22 November 2018

Turkey-US relations are better, for now: watch the economy

     Asia Times, 16 November 2018