The Logic of de-Ba’athification of Iraq: Reconstruction or Destruction?

The Logic of de-Ba’athification of Iraq: Reconstruction or Destruction?

The Logic of de-Ba’athification of Iraq: Reconstruction or Destruction?[1] Abstract How do states deal with the legacies of former regimes and their functionaries as they...

Erdoğan’s Turkey: Beyond Legitimacy and Legality

Erdoğan’s Turkey: Beyond Legitimacy and Legality

Erdoğan’s Turkey: Beyond Legitimacy and Legality [1] Abstract This article aims to explain Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s understanding of politics and political order by focusing on two...

From Invisible Hand to Visible Identity of Women in Turkish Political Life

From Invisible Hand to Visible Identity of Women in Turkish Political Life

From Invisible Hand to Visible Identity of Women in Turkish Political Life Abstract Try to imagine a country where women could not vote, attend institutions of...

Islam and Modernity: Case of Turkey Until 1980s

Islam and Modernity: Case of Turkey Until 1980s

Islam and Modernity: Case of Turkey Until 1980s I. Introduction: Concepts of Modernity and Islam Social change is the key to the modernization process. For...

Negotiated Masculinities: The Case of Iraqi Refugees in Jordan

Negotiated Masculinities: The Case of Iraqi Refugees in Jordan

Negotiated Masculinities: The Case of Iraqi Refugees in Jordan Introduction In this paper, I will be discussing the masculinities of Iraqi refugee men in Jordan...

15 Years after UNSCR 1325: Women, Peace and Security

15 Years after UNSCR 1325: Women, Peace and Security

*Source:Pewee Flomoku ©  15 Years after UNSCR 1325: Women, Peace and Security Abstract Although it has been fifteen years since the United Nations Security Council...

Turkey’s New Path: The Rise of Electoral Authoritarianism

Turkey’s New Path: The Rise of Electoral Authoritarianism

Turkey’s New Path: The Rise of Electoral Authoritarianism Abstract This article examines the characteristics of the current political regime in Turkey in an attempt to...

Turkey’s Power Play: The Creation of an Indigenous Military Industry and its Neo-Ottoman Offensive

Turkey’s Power Play: The Creation of an Indigenous Military Industry and its Neo-Ottoman Offensive

Turkey’s Power Play: The Creation of an Indigenous Military Industry and its Neo-Ottoman Offensive By Matthew. T.Gullo[*] Abstract This paper examines Turkey’s nascent indigenous military...

The Politicisation of Islam in Britain and France

The Politicisation of Islam in Britain and France

The Politicisation of Islam in Britain and France Abstract Across Europe the Euro-skeptic, anti-immigrant, right wing populist political parties made sweeping gains in European Parliament...

Polarity, Polarization and Democracy in the Middle East

Polarity, Polarization and Democracy in the Middle East

Polarity, Polarization and Democracy in the Middle East Abstract Studies that examine systemic determinants of democracy mainly focus on factors such as systemic conflict, strength...