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Michael Werz Archives

Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict

book_alt2 icon Report Growing evidence of links between climate change, migration, and conflict raise plenty of reasons for concern and it’s time to start thinking about new answers to these multifaceted crisis scenarios, write Michael Werz and Laura Conley.

By Michael Werz and Laura Conley | Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Is Turkey Sinking Its Own Ship?

Turkey is straying from its successful rise with recent heated rhetoric against Israel, write Michael Werz and Ken Sofer.

By Michael Werz and Ken Sofer | Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Europe’s Cypriot Problem

Michael Werz and Tyler Evans underscore why Turkey’s line in the sand over Cyprus simply must be met by the European Union.

By Michael Werz and Tyler Evans | Wednesday, August 3, 2011

No More Coups d’États in Turkey

Michael Werz and Tyler Evans explain the profound changes taking place this week for this pivotal ally of the United States.

By Michael Werz and Tyler Evans | Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Meet the “New” Republican Party in Turkey

Michael Werz and Tyler Evans explain why the United States should maintain a dialogue with Turkey’s opposition as well as ruling parties.

By Michael Werz and Tyler Evans | Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Turkey, the Libyan Crisis and Climate Change: Impacts on EU Security Policy

In an interview with the International Affairs Forum, Dr. Michael Werz discusses how Turkey, the crisis in Libya, and climate change affect security policy in the European Union.

By Michael Werz | Monday, July 25, 2011

United Nations Misses Broader Climate Change Connection

Laura Conley and Michael Werz deconstruct the final statement on climate change and human security issued earlier this week by the U.N. Security Council.

By Laura Conley and Michael Werz | Friday, July 22, 2011

After Turkey’s June Elections

article icon Issue Brief Michael Werz, Caroline Wadhams, Matthew Duss, and Sarah Margon on what Turkey's June elections mean for for U.S. foreign policy in the region.

By Michael Werz, Caroline Wadhams, Matthew Duss, and Sarah Margon | Thursday, June 23, 2011

Syrian Violence Requires U.S. Response

Michael Werz, Matthew Duss, and Tyler Evans present a way for the Obama administration to work with the United Nations and Turkey to end Syria’s war on its people.

By Michael Werz, Matthew Duss, and Tyler Evans | Friday, June 17, 2011

Turkish Tango: Foreign Policy Dance in Ankara Requires Attention

Michael Werz suggests that global leaders take a close look at Turkey’s syncopated diplomatic steps before jumping to conclusions.

By Michael Werz | Monday, November 22, 2010

Understanding Post-Referendum Turkey

Middle East Progress interviews CAP Senior Fellow Michael Werz about his recent trip to Turkey and the state of the country.

By Michael Werz | Tuesday, October 26, 2010

U.S.-Mexican Cooperation on Drug Enforcement: Difficult, but not Impossible

Michael Werz argues in an interview with Deutsche Welle that the United States and Mexico must continue to work together on preventing drug violence and trafficking.

By Michael Werz | Thursday, September 2, 2010

Nigeria’s Multifaceted Problems Challenge U.S. Policy

Nigeria’s quickly changing demographics are playing host to challenges ranging from environmental degradation to internal conflict, write Andrew Sweet and Michael Werz.

By Andrew Sweet and Michael Werz | Thursday, August 5, 2010

Affirmative Action in the United States

Michael Werz and Julie Margetta Morgan analyze affirmative action policies in the United States in this piece posted on Heinrich Boll's website.

By Michael Werz and Julie Margetta Morgan | Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The İHH Riddle

article icon Issue Brief The Turkish humanitarian group may have suspect connections, but shouldn’t be added to the list of foreign terrorist organizations, write Melis Tusiray, Peter Juul, and Michael Werz.

By Melis Tusiray, Peter Juul, and Michael Werz | Monday, July 26, 2010