The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
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Mustafa Kibaroglu is the chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations and director of the Center for International Security Studies and Strategic Research at MEF University in Istanbul. Previously, he has held positions at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey.
Turkey’s reaction to a successful deal with Iran will be relief, if not revelry. Iran’s abandonment of its nuclear ambitions spares Turkey from having to divert its resources to military (and possibly, nuclear) spending.