Can Kasapoglu

Can Kasapoglu is a defense analyst at the Istanbul-based think-tank the Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM).


Why Turkey might buy Russia's S-400 defence system

A potential defence deal between Turkey and Russia could enhance their military cooperation but would not mend ties.

War & Conflict

Operation Euphrates Shield: Progress and scope

Ankara should focus on both its diplomatic capabilities and its firm control over the local friendly groups in Syria.

War & Conflict

Nagorno-Karabakh: Rehearsal for an upcoming war?

The trajectory of the recent clashes hints at what the next war between Azerbaijan and Armenia would look like.


Predicting Turkey's next move in Syria

For Ankara, nothing is worse than a Kurdish corridor along Turkey's frontier with Syria.