1. The place and role of Europe in today’s world In the post Covid-19 world it is likely that there … More
Category: Foreign Affairs
Gateway to International Peace and Regional Stability: Turkey’s “Soft Power” Option and A Second Border Crossing Project
Osman KORUTÜRK, Ambassador (Retd), Selim KARAOSMANOĞLU, Ambassador (Retd) Turkish Armed Forces conducted a surgical operation, codenamed the Eagle-Claw 2, in … More
US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: limited options in unstable times
Post-2011: From bad to worse The failure of the United States to handle a rising tide of instability in the … More
Origin Of The Conflicts In The Middle East..
Rational and Irrational Interests versus Universal Values Can BÜYÜKBAY The termination of the Cold War has changed the … More
The Revenge Of Middle East’s 100 Years
We are currently living World War I’s 100th anniversary. Calendar dates could be symbols for historical statements. Especially 50th or … More
From EU candidacy to Shanghai Five membership: Turkey’s new path
Recent discussions show that instead of wanting to be a member of the EU, Turkey has turned its face to … More
Alevis in AKP’s Foreign Policy
AKP’s aggressive policy to expand Islamic brotherhood started to become a threat for Alevis in Turkey.
The European Perception of Turkey in the Syria Crisis
As many critics in Europe noted, Turkey, in its aggressive policy toward Syria, is becoming more and more isolated and seems to be “trapped in the swamp.”
Would NATO Support Turkey in Syria?
The tasks and responsibilities that Turkey would have to undertake in a Peace Support Operation by NATO would inflict significant costs and burdens on the country.
Clinton’s Visit to Turkey: A New Step in the Syrian Affair
Underestimated by Turkish media, the visit of US Secretary of State provided a new step in the Syrian affair.
China: A Distant Target?
While the new developments in the Middle East creates strategic concerns for Turkey, the US seems to target Asia – Pacific region as its new project.
AKP’s Foreign Policy Doctrine: Illusion or Distortion?
Turkey could pay a high price for the failures following the foreign policy changes under AKP’s Ahmet Davutoglu.