At a time when it's needed most, dissent from state departments is less heard than ever by strongman governments, writes graduate fellow Berkay Gülen. What should diplomats do?
In an era of presidential Twitter wars and son-in-law envoys, traditional diplomacy may be less valued, but it's no less valuable for Israel and other countries, writes Grad Fellow Berkay Gülen.
“Can we discuss Turkey-Israel relations without mentioning this crisis?”: Interviewing foreign policy makers during a crisis
Talking about sensitive issues during a diplomatic crisis is hard but possible, Graduate Fellow Berkay Gülen found, while interviewing Israeli policy-makers during the tense spring of 2017.
PhD student Berkay Gulen explores why the relationship between Turkey and Israel has soured in recent years and discusses how her research informs the conversation.
Berkay Gulen, a Stroum Center Opportunity Grant winner, reflects on the power of one's name in a review of Rita Ender's "To Live on With One's Name"
Edirne, in northwestern Turkey, used to be home to a major Sephardic Jewish community.