Steven A. Cook

From the Potomac to the Euphrates

Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.

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Weekend Reading: One on Egypt, Two on Turkey

by Steven A. Cook
October 12, 2012

Tourists stroll at the Grand Bazaar, which was built during the Ottoman-era, in Istanbul (Murad Sezer/Courtesy Reuters).


Sarah Carr offers her reflections from Cairo during the march commemorating the one year anniversary of the Maspero massacre.

Stefan Fule, the EU commissioner responsible for enlargement policy, says that the project of Turkey’s accession to the EU has not been abandoned, despite widespread sentiment to the contrary.

David Hurden says that Turkey’s decision, along with its Arab allies, to withhold high-tech equipment from the Syrian opposition will force it to act in a more unified manner.

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