Commentary
Palestine After the Arab Spring

NORMAN G. FINKELSTEIN

Many expected the Arab uprisings to strengthen official and popular Arab support for Palestinian self-determination, and, for a time, they did. Since then, internal strife, the return in several Arab states ...

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Commentary
The Iranian Nuclear Deal: Long-Term Implications for the Middle East

MOHAMMED AYOOB

The Iran nuclear deal has the potential to become a game changer in the Middle East by providing the opportunity for rapprochement between Iran, the preeminent power in the...

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Commentary
The “Arab Spring’s” Effect on Kurdish Political Fortunes

DAVID ROMANO

The Arab Spring offered Kurdish political actors in the region significant opportunities to advance their goals. Particularly in Syria and Iraq, Kurdish parties took advantage of the weakening of centra...

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Article
Nuclear Deterrence, Missile Systems and the Security of Turkey in the “New” Middle East

WAYNE MCLEAN
JAMES DWYER

This article explores Turkey’s changing regional security and Ankara’s pursuit of a missile defense shield. We assess three options available to Turkey’s strategic policy makers. The first avenue is maintenance...

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Article
Law, Ethics, and Justice in the Emerging International Order: A Study of Turkish Diplomacy under the AK Party Government (2002-2014)

BERDAL ARAL

This paper draws on the ‘moral’ dimensions of Turkey’s ‘new’ foreign policy as it became manifest after the AK Party rose to power in 2002. This article first discusses ‘ethics’ and ‘justice’ in the context of international...

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Article
Broadening the Nongovernmental Humanitarian Mission: The IHH and Mediation

HÜSREV TABAK

The IHH delivers relief aid to 140 countries worldwide. Quite recently, as a novel humanitarian practice, the IHH has begun acting as a mediator in intra-state conflicts and even accumulated considerable...

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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’ ...

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EVENT
'Future of Democracy in Turkey: Elections, Politics and Foreign Policy'

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

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 “Insight Turkey 4th Annual Conference: 'Future of Democracy in Turkey: Elections, Politics and Foreign Policy'” was held in Washington DC.

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The Wisdom of Syria’s Waiting Game Foreign Policy Under the Assads