Nicholas Danforth

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Nicholas Danforth is the author of the CNAS report, Lessons of the Syrian Conflict: Toward a Better Intervention Debate.

He is also the author of The Remaking of Republican Turkey: Memory and Modernity since the Fall of the Ottoman Empire. He has covered U.S.-Turkey relations and Middle East politics for the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Bipartisan Policy Center. Danforth received his master’s degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies and his bachelor’s degree from Yale University. He completed his doctorate in history at Georgetown University in 2015 and has written widely about Turkey, U.S. foreign policy, and the Middle East for publications including The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, War on the Rocks, and The Washington Post.

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