We discuss Turkey’s assertive foreign policy with Gönenç Uysal. Gönenç Uysal is Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University. Professor Uysal pursued a PhD in War Studies at King’s College London. Her research focuses on the interaction between and among capitalism, class, state, modernity, religion, war, and military affairs. She tweets @gonencuysal.