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...

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...