Fuat Aksu is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Yıldız Technical University, Turkey. His research interests are dispute, conflict and crisis management, foreign policy crises, Turkish foreign policy, Turkish-Greek relations, the Cyprus issue and the Balkans. He is the author of two books, Coercive Diplomacy in Turkish Foreign Policy (printed in Turkish, 2008) and Turkish-Greek Relations (printed in Turkish, 2001), as well as several articles on Turkish foreign policy crises, Turkish-Greek relations and Cyprus.Helin Sarı Ertem is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey. As a British Council Scholar, she received her MA in 1999 from the Department of Journalism at City University of London, UK. After that, between 1999 and 2003, she worked as a journalist. In 2010, she received her PhD on international relations from Marmara University, Turkey. Her academic interests are Turkish and American foreign policies, Turkish-US relations, Syria Crisis, Northern Iraq and the Kurdish Problem. She has written a number of articles and book chapters and is the co-editor of two books, GCC – Turkey Relations: Dawn of a New Era (2015) and Turkish Foreign Policy in the 2000s: Opportunities, Risks and Crises (printed in Turkish 2015).