The Outlook for Turkey-U.S. Relations
- Güven Sak, Director, The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV)
- Ian Lesser, Senior Director for Foreign Policy and Executive Director of the Brussels Office, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
- Taha Özhan, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Commission, Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey
- TEPAV - 3rd Floor Conference Room
The discussion will be off-the-record and conducted in English. Translation services will not be provided.
The United States and Turkey share a strong partnership rooted in common values as well as shared interests and strategic objectives. Nonetheless, it has always been a high-maintenance relationship and has been tested several times over the years. Recently, the U.S.-Turkey relationship has been challenged most notably with the different priorities of the two allies in Syria and Iraq, among other issues. What implications do these challenges have on U.S.-Turkey relations? How can the two allies move forward despite their different priorities? Join us to discuss the outlook for the U.S.-Turkey relationship.