Strait Talk

Putin and Erdogan’s Syria Deal

There’s a new plan for northeast Syria. Turkish President Recep Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met in the Black Sea resort of Sochi to announce that the YPG terror group will be removed from Turkey’s border areas. In their place, Russian and Turkish troops will jointly patrol the territory. On Strait Talk, we ask: will the latest deal hold? And how will these developments change the balance of power in Syria and the region? Guests: Ugur Yasin Asal Head of the Political Science and International Relations department at Istanbul Commerce University Ivan Starodubtsev President of the Russian-Turkish Project Development Association

Ceasefire agreed by Turkey, Russia begins in Syria's Idlib

Ceasefire agreed by Turkey, Russia begins in Syria's Idlib

Erdogan-Putin Summit: Leaders to discuss Libya and regional developments

Erdogan-Putin Summit: Leaders to discuss Libya and regional developments

Turkey-Russia  Relations: Erdogan to discuss Syria with Putin in Russia

Turkey-Russia Relations: Erdogan to discuss Syria with Putin in Russia

Erdogan’s meeting with Putin and Rouhani expose differences and common interests

Erdogan’s meeting with Putin and Rouhani expose differences and common interests

Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

Turkey's Fight Against FETO

Turkey's Fight Against FETO

Turkey-France Tensions |​ Three Years of MBS in Power

Turkey-France Tensions |​ Three Years of MBS in Power

Turkey-France Standoff in the Mediterranean

Turkey-France Standoff in the Mediterranean

What's Next for Saudi Arabia Under MBS?

What's Next for Saudi Arabia Under MBS?

Turkey and France at Odds Over Libya

Turkey and France at Odds Over Libya

Turkey's War Against the PKK | Korean War Anniversary

Turkey's War Against the PKK | Korean War Anniversary

70th Anniversary of Korean War

70th Anniversary of Korean War

Turkey’s New Operation Against PKK

Turkey’s New Operation Against PKK

A Turning Point For US-Turkey Relations? | Turkey's COVID-19 Response

A Turning Point For US-Turkey Relations? | Turkey's COVID-19 Response

COVID-19: Turkey Sees a New Spike in Cases

COVID-19: Turkey Sees a New Spike in Cases

A New Era For Turkey-US Ties?

A New Era For Turkey-US Ties?

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