Commentary
A Fire in the Minds of Arabs: The Arab Spring in Revolutionary History

Mark Perry

In December of 2005, a high level official of the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, was invited to address a small gathering of U.S. and European senior retired government officials in a conference room at a Beirut hotel...

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Commentary
International Relations and Migration Management: The Case of Turkey

Franck duvell

International relations (IR) or Foreign Affairs (FA) conventionally focus on state actors, international organizations and international non-governmental organisations, on relations and interactions of these and generally on world politics and the global political system...

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Commentary
From Democracy to Military Dictatorship: Egypt 2013 = Chile 1973

Azzam tamımı

For months, leading up to the climax on the third of July 2013, the Egyptian theatre was being set for a melodrama no less sensational than the one that unfolded on the Chilean theatre nearly forty years earlier...

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Article
Turkey’s Humanitarian Diplomacy and Development Cooperation

cemalettin hasimi

One way to examine Turkey’s quest for multi-dimensional and effective foreign policy is to focus on the development assistance and responses to humanitarian crisis...

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Article
A Golden Age of Relations: Turkey and the Western Balkans During the AK Party Period

mehmet uğur ekinci

While Turkish foreign policy has become increasingly active and assertive, it has recently confronted with a number of challenges in the Middle East, leading critics to claim that the AK Party government’s “zero problems with neighbors” vision has failed...

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Article
Roaring in Libya, Whispering in Others: UN Security Council’s Posture During the ‘Arab Spring’

berdal Aral

The doctrine of ‘humanitarian intervention’, which the UNSC expounded in the immediate aftermath of the Cold War era, gave the Council new powers, inter alia, against regimes that violate human rights on a grand scale...

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EVENT
The AK Party’s Last Decade in the Areas of Economy, Society and Politics

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013

Organized by the Insight Turkey, a peer-reviewed quarterly in English published by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), the panel entitled “The AK Party’s Last Decade in the Areas of Economy, Society and Politics” was held in SETA, Ankara...

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EVENT
“The New Geopolitics of North Africa: Turkey and Libya”

SUNDAY, APRIL 07, 2013

On April 7, a panel titled “The new geopolitics of Turkey and Libya” was organized by Insight Turkey in Tripoli, Libya. Deputy Prime Minister Beşir Atalay and President Muhammad Yusuf Al-Magarif of the General National Congress of Libya delivered speeches at the panel in which ‘political and social transformation’ and ‘foreign policy and constitution making’ in Libya and Turkey were evaluated in two sessions...

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EVENT
Insight Turkey Debate V: Regional and Global Energy Security: Turkey’s Role

THURSDAY, MARCH 07, 2013

SETA Foundation hosted a debate organized by Insight Turkey, a peer-reviewed quarterly in circulation since 1999, and entitled Regional and Global Energy Security: Turkey’s Role with the participation of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources HE Taner Yıldız, CEO of SOCAR Turkey Kenan Yavuz and BP Turkey Country President Bud Fackrell...

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