The Role of Turkey in EU Policies in the 2000s: An Examination of Foreign Policy Partnership

The Role of Turkey in EU Policies in the 2000s: An Examination of Foreign Policy Partnership

The Role of Turkey in EU Policies in the 2000s: An Examination of Foreign Policy Partnership Abstract Negotiation process which constitutes the institutional and legal...

Turkey’s Rojava Dilemma

Turkey’s Rojava Dilemma

Turkey’s Rojava Dilemma Abstract The case of Syrian Kurds has generally been very complicated both for Turkish foreign policy and for the other Kurdish people...

The Winning Christian ‘Cards’ in AKP’s Foreign Policy

The Winning Christian ‘Cards’ in AKP’s Foreign Policy

The Winning Christian ‘Cards’ in AKP’s Foreign Policy Abstract Middle Eastern Christians suffered from repeated oppression movements, which threatened their very existence in the past...

Three Main Blocks For a Political Solution to the Syrian Crisis

Three Main Blocks For a Political Solution to the Syrian Crisis

Three Main Blocks For a Political Solution to the Syrian Crisis Abstract The Syrian crisis is often referred as a “proxy war” implying that domestic...

Prospects for a Visa-Free Turkey for EU Citizens

Prospects for a Visa-Free Turkey for EU Citizens

Prospects for a Visa-Free Turkey for EU Citizens Abstract The visa issue remains an important obstacle in the path towards full accession to the EU...

NATO’s Cyber Security Policy: The Historical Process and Critical Junctures

NATO’s Cyber Security Policy: The Historical Process and Critical Junctures

*Source: DoD/D.Myles Cullen © NATO’s Cyber Security Policy: The Historical Process and Critical Junctures Abstract During the cold war, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)...

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...