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Can Kasapoglu

Can Kasapoglu

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

Europe

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.

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

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.

Operation Euphrates Shield: Progress and scope

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.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Rehearsal for an upcoming war?

Politics

Predicting Turkey's next move in Syria

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

Predicting Turkey's next move in Syria