Defense/Security cooperation

Turkey, US maintain dialogue of the deaf

Ankara and Washington, both unwilling to budge over differences, can expect ties to get worse before they get better.

Semih Idiz | Defense/Security cooperation | Feb 24, 2021
al-monitor Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during a meeting of members of his Justice and Development Party at the Turkish Grand National Assembly in Ankara, on Feb. 24, 2021. Photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images.

US generals head to Tunisia ahead of major military exercise

The Pentagon aims to bolster partnerships in North Africa with the African Lion exercise this summer.

Jared Szuba | Defense/Security cooperation | Feb 23, 2021

Turkey hires Washington lobbyists in bid for return to F-35 program

The Biden administration is giving Turkey the cold shoulder on the S-400 dispute.

Al-Monitor Staff | Defense/Security cooperation | Feb 19, 2021

UAE dismantling base in Eritrea following drawdown in Yemen

Images from The Associated Press show vehicles and structures being removed from the Emirates' military base.

Al-Monitor Staff | Yemen war | Feb 18, 2021

Israel, US reveal cooperation on Arrow 4 ballistic missile interceptor

The Arrow 4 is set to replace the high-altitude Arrow 2 in the coming decades.

Jared Szuba | Defense/Security cooperation | Feb 18, 2021