International Strategic Research Organization (USAK)
The International Strategic Research Organisation (USAK) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental body that focuses on Turkish security and cooperation, both internally and with other countries in the Middle East. USAK also strives to foster greater public awareness of national and international developments and helps individuals and organizations. Established in 2004, USAK has gained wide recognition as Turkey's foremost source of independent and balanced information and research on a broad range of issues affecting Turkey and its region. Focusing particularly on issues of security and cooperation, USAK is one of Turkey and the world's leading organisations for the analysis of global issues, satisfying a need in Turkey, its region and the world for a body of informed opinion on these issues to understand our changing and complex world.