Turkey’s Geopolitical Dilemma: Dogma of ‘In the Middle’

Turkey’s Geopolitical Dilemma: Dogma of ‘In the Middle’

*Source: Carlos Delgado © Turkey’s Geopolitical Dilemma: Dogma of ‘In the Middle’ Abstract Many manoeuvres made within interior and foreign affairs axes throughout Turkey’s political history...

Bringing the War Home:  Paris Carnage as Islamic State’s 9/11

Bringing the War Home: Paris Carnage as Islamic State’s 9/11

*Source: AFP / Georges Gobet © Bringing the War Home:[1] Paris Carnage as Islamic State’s 9/11 Abstract The terrorist attacks between 7th and 9th of...

Davutoğlu’s Ottomanism: Millet System with non-Muslim Societies or the Creation of ‘Ummah’(Ümmet)?

Davutoğlu’s Ottomanism: Millet System with non-Muslim Societies or the Creation of ‘Ummah’(Ümmet)?

*Source: Hürriyet © Davutoğlu’s Ottomanism: Millet System with non-Muslim Societies or the Creation of ‘Ummah’(Ümmet)? Abstract Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu offers some critics to Samuel...

The Issue of Religious Freedom in Turkey’s EU Accession

The Issue of Religious Freedom in Turkey’s EU Accession

The Issue of Religious Freedom in Turkey’s EU Accession Abstract Turkey has many different non-Muslim and non-Sunni minorities (e.g. Alevis). However, the Turkish governments (such...

Geneva Talks III: Light at The End Of The Tunnel or a Mirage in The Syrian Desert?

Geneva Talks III: Light at The End Of The Tunnel or a Mirage in The Syrian Desert?

*Source: Daily Sabah © Geneva Talks III: Light at The End Of The Tunnel or a Mirage in The Syrian Desert? Summary UN led Geneva...

Turkish Security Models for South Caucasus Region

Turkish Security Models for South Caucasus Region

Turkish Security Models for South Caucasus Region Introduction The changes made in the political map of the world in the ‘90s of the 20th century...

Improving Political Relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey: Before and After the Attempted Coup on 15th of July

Improving Political Relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey: Before and After the Attempted Coup on 15th of July

*Source: TUSIAB.AZ © Improving Political Relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey: Before and After the Attempted Coup on 15th of July Abstract Following the fall of the...

A Close Look to EU’s 2014 Progress Report for Turkey: Another Winter Coming for EU-Turkey Relations?

A Close Look to EU’s 2014 Progress Report for Turkey: Another Winter Coming for EU-Turkey Relations?

A Close Look to EU’s 2014 Progress Report for Turkey: Another Winter Coming for EU-Turkey Relations? It was not long ago when the new European...

Visionary Failure: on Turkey’s Foreign Policy

Visionary Failure: on Turkey’s Foreign Policy

Visionary Failure: on Turkey’s Foreign Policy Following Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s election as Turkey’s president in August 2014, the governing Justice and Development Party announced that...

New Middle East: Turkey from Being a Playmaker to Seclusion in the New Middle East

New Middle East: Turkey from Being a Playmaker to Seclusion in the New Middle East

New Middle East: Turkey from Being a Playmaker to Seclusion in the New Middle East Geographically spread over a wide area –from Tunisia to Yemen–,...