Turkey

The Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program, Middle East Program, Burke Chair in Strategy, and Emeritus Chair in Strategy study Turkey’s strategic importance, mounting security challenges, and tumultuous political outlook.

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Photo: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images

Photo: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images

The Inhospitable Sea: Toward a New U.S. Strategy for the Black Sea Region

Russia’s war in Ukraine has upended security and stability across the wider Black Sea region. A new U.S. Black Sea strategy should focus on restoring the balance of power, catalyzing regional cooperation, and fostering connectivity among NATO allies and partners.

Report by Lisa Aronsson and Jeffrey Mankoff — February 2, 2023

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Jon B. Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program