OP-ED & ANALYSIS

Click here for the Arab Center Washington policy analyses, which are not listed below

An Abrupt Divorce Would Harm All Iraqis, Kurds IncludedThe New Arab, July 27, 2017

The End of Pax Americana, The New Arab, June 16, 2017

What’s going on inside Trump’s National Security Council? The New Arab, May 18, 2017

Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict Has Surged Again. Here is Why. The Washington Post, March 21, 2017

The West Under Attack: What we can Learn from the Roy vs Kepel Debate The Informed Comment, July 22, 2016

The “Glocal” Effect: Rethinking Religious Nationalism and Radicalization Brookings Institution, June 7, 2016

What Turkey Really Wants in Syria? Syria Deeply, February 26, 2016

Turkey-Russia Spat: What Does it Mean in the Long Term? Rudaw, December 5, 2015


Turkey’s Snap Elections: Explaining the AKP Victory Rethink Institute, November 2, 2015

What is at Stake for US in Kurdistan’s Political Turmoil?  Rudaw, October 20, 2015 

Turkey’s Syria Strategy: All About Domestic Politics?  War on the Rocks, August 27, 2015

Turkey’s Double War against IS and PKK Vocal International, August 2, 2015

Turkey’s Post Election Nightmare and Possible Syria Quagmire Rudaw, July 27, 2015

Critical Period for Hizbullah in Turkey’s Tense Southeast Hurriyet Daily News, June 20, 2015


Will Turkey’s Election End Hopes for Turkish-Kurdish Rapprochement? 
Informed Comment, June 6, 2015


Turkey’s Kurds Weigh an Election Choice 
The Daily Star, Mar 3, 2015

Kurds’ Electoral Gamble Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Feb 24, 2015

What Fuels Militant Islamism Informed Comment, Dec 17, 2014


ISIS and the Question of Foreign Fighters 
Rudaw, Nov 16, 2014


US-PYD Rapprochement: A Shift in Washington’s Strategy? 
Rudaw,  Oct 24, 2014


The Kobane Crisis: Where are Turkey, the PKK, and the Kurds Going? 
Informed Comment, Oct 19, 2014


Ankara’s ISIS Conundrum 
Rudaw, September 26, 2014


How Effective will Erdogan be as Turkey’s New President? 
Informed Comment, August 20, 2014