Commentary
Arab Reactions to Turkey's Regional Reengagement

MALIK MUFTI

The current map of the Middle East, and the political attitudes congruent with it, for the most part came into place with the Ottoman Empire’s collapse in World War I and the rise on...

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Commentary
Turkey and the EU: Looking Beyond the Pessimismss

ERHAN İÇENER AND DAVID PHINNEMORE

Frustration and pessimism dominate the mood in Turkey about the current status of relations with the European Union (EU) and the future of accession negotiations ...

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Commentary
The Crisis and Governance of Religious Pluralism in Europe

IAN MORRISON

For at least the past two decades, questions concerning the nature, value and parameters of religious pluralism have been the focus of intense debate within Europe...

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Article
The Evolution of Turkey’s Foreign Policy under the AK Party Government

JOERG BAUDNER

Evaluations of Turkish foreign policy have drastically changed over the past few years. The new policy of the incoming AK Party government had been almost unanimously applauded as a “paradigm change” from a...

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Article
Civilizational Discourse, the ‘Alliance of Civilizations’ and Turkish Foreign Policy

NURULLAH ARDIÇ

The concept of “civilization” was not very popular among most Western social scientists in the 20th century, although it was somewhat influential in 19th-century scientific thought...

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Article
Can the Kurdish Left Contribute to Turkey’s Democratization?

ÖDÜL CELEP

The ongoing peace process between the Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, AK Party) government and the Kurdish left, represented by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party...

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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
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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