Strait Talk

Biden Says Turkiye’s Purchase of F-16s to Bolster NATO, US Interests

When they met last October in Rome, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Joe Biden pledged to shore up relations through a new channel called the 'Strategic Mechanism.' That platform has now become a reality, with analysts pointing out the conflict in Ukraine hastened its creation. President Biden also added hope that Türkiye’s request to buy dozens of F-16 fighter jets could be possible in the near future. Guests: Ugur Yasin Asal Associate Professor at Istanbul Commerce University Borzou Daragahi Political Analyst

Turkey's Border Security: Interview with Kadir Ustun, the Executive Director at the SETA Foundation

Turkey's Border Security: Interview with Kadir Ustun, the Executive Director at the SETA Foundation

Turkey's Border Mission: US downplays plans to create 'army' in Syria

Turkey's Border Mission: US downplays plans to create 'army' in Syria

2018: A roller-coaster year for the NATO allies Turkey and the United States

2018: A roller-coaster year for the NATO allies Turkey and the United States

Turkey-US Relations: Turkey, US discuss roadmap for Syria's Manbij

Turkey-US Relations: Turkey, US discuss roadmap for Syria's Manbij

What Will Turkiye and Saudi Arabia’s ‘New Era of Co-operation’ Look Like?

What Will Turkiye and Saudi Arabia’s ‘New Era of Co-operation’ Look Like?

World Bank Says Turkiye Can Save Nearly $150 Billion if It Acts on Climate Change

World Bank Says Turkiye Can Save Nearly $150 Billion if It Acts on Climate Change

World Food Programme Halts Food Aid to South Sudan Due to Lack of Funds

World Food Programme Halts Food Aid to South Sudan Due to Lack of Funds

Could Israel and Egypt Become Major Gas Exporters to Europe?

Could Israel and Egypt Become Major Gas Exporters to Europe?

India Faces Huge Backlash Over BJP Official’s Remarks

India Faces Huge Backlash Over BJP Official’s Remarks

D-8 Organization Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in Istanbul

D-8 Organization Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in Istanbul

Normalisation Process Between Türkiye And Egypt Going Forward

Normalisation Process Between Türkiye And Egypt Going Forward

Is Iran Losing Its Influence in the Region?

Is Iran Losing Its Influence in the Region?

German Intelligence Report Says PKK Is the Biggest Foreign Extremist Group On Its Soil

German Intelligence Report Says PKK Is the Biggest Foreign Extremist Group On Its Soil

Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov Visits Türkiye to Discuss Ukraine Grain Corridor

Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov Visits Türkiye to Discuss Ukraine Grain Corridor

Can the Black Sea Region Come Together to Tackle Security Challenges?

Can the Black Sea Region Come Together to Tackle Security Challenges?

What’s Behind the Recent Flare-up in Tensions Between Türkiye and Greece?

What’s Behind the Recent Flare-up in Tensions Between Türkiye and Greece?

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