August 2015

Turkey at War?


By Ian Lesser

Since the start of the conflict in Syria — indeed since the start of the Arab revolutions — Turkish and foreign observers have focused on the collapse of the regional order and its implications for Turkish security.

Upcoming Int’l Countering Violent Extremism Summit Discussed in Rome

Rome hosted the Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) Summit Process Senior Officials’ Check-In Meeting on July 28-29. Representatives from more than 65 countries, 10 multilateral bodies and other organisations gathered to review the results of achievements gained since the February White House CVE Summit and to prepare for the Sept. 29 leaders’ meeting in New York, which will be held on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly.