Author: <span>Namık Tan</span>

Ambassador (R). Served as Turkey’s ambassador in Tel Aviv and Washington. Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson, chief of cabinet for the minister and deputy undersecretary for political affairs in the Foreign Ministry. He joined the Ministry in 1982. Worked in Turkish Embassies in Moscow, Abu Dhabi and trice in Washington.

Turkish Israeli Relations: The Lost Decade

The recent history of the Turkish-Israeli relationship, amounts to unnecessary bickering despite a clear convergence of interests. Contrary to popular belief in such critical institutions such as U.S. Congress, the interests of both countries are strongly aligned but ideological disagreements [...]