Insight Turkey

Insight Turkey

Challenging ideas

On Turkish politics and International affairs


Iran s Military Capability The Structure and Strength of Forces

Iran’s Military Capability: The Structure and Strength of Forces

Economic upheaval in the post-revolutionary period, its ideological concerns, the lessons of the...
Deconstructing the Gulf Crisis Post-Colonialism and Competing Projects in the

Deconstructing the Gulf Crisis: Post-Colonialism and Competing ‘Projects’ in the Middle East

This article deconstructs the stated reasons behind the quartet’s blockade on Qatar, including i)...
Persuading through Culture Values and Ideas The Case of Turkey

Persuading through Culture, Values, and Ideas: The Case of Turkey’s Cultural Diplomacy

Cultural diplomacy always links to and often overlaps with soft power and public diplomacy. Thus,...
Editor's Note Fall 2018

Editor's Note | Fall 2018

This issue of Insight Turkey comes with a different format and brings to its readers two...
Editor's Note Summer 2018

Editor's Note | Summer 2018

The European Union is a success story. It brought enemy countries together, combined their...
Editor's Note Spring 2018

Editor's Note | Spring 2018

The Gulf is a sub-region consisting of Saudi Arabia and five small states, namely Kuwait, Qatar,...

 Articles

No Questions Asked Development and the Paradox of China s

No Questions Asked? Development and the Paradox of China’s Africa Policy

This paper argues that China’s strategy of engaging African countries through its stated “no...
Cloud on the Horizon African Migration Transnationalism and Social Osmosis

Cloud on the Horizon: African Migration, Transnationalism, and Social Osmosis

This paper argues that the factors that induce transcontinental and intercontinental African...
Militarization and Securitization in Africa The Role of Sino-American Geostrategic

Militarization and Securitization in Africa: The Role of Sino-American Geostrategic Presence

This article is predicated on the argument that the African continent has become a focus of...
Russia in Africa A Search for Continuity in a Post-Cold

Russia in Africa: A Search for Continuity in a Post-Cold War Era

This commentary proposes to connect Russia’s present activities in Africa to the history of...
Trade of China and India with Africa after the 2008

Trade of China and India with Africa after the 2008 Financial Crisis

The paper analyses the trade competition between China and India in Africa over the period from...
Turkey s Comeback to Central Asia

Turkey’s Comeback to Central Asia

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Turkey emerged as an influential player in the Muslim...

 Review Article

The Great War in the Middle East

The Great War in the Middle East

Inspired by the centenary of World War I (WWI), a plethora of history books have been released...
Islam in the Balkans Globalization Europeanization Localization

Islam in the Balkans: Globalization, Europeanization, Localization

The study of European Islam is now experiencing an unprecedented revival. While most of its...
Arts Market and the State Cultural Policies in Introspect

Arts, Market and the State: Cultural Policies in Introspect

The field of cultural policies is novel and burgeoning; it harbors diverse and even contradictory...

The New Political Islam: Human Rights, Democracy and Justice

After September 11, Islamophobic approaches in society have become more widespread, and have been...

The Visual Politics of Wars

In The Visual Politics of Wars, the contributors explore the concepts of journalism and mass...

East-West Migration in the European Union

Migration flows towards Europe, in other words, the migration crisis is a very delicate problem...
PANEL Fault Lines in the European Union

PANEL | Fault Lines in the European Union

After the publication of its special issue “Fault Lines in the European Union: Brexit, Populism...
PANEL Turkey and the Gulf Relations

PANEL | Turkey and the Gulf Relations

So what is the roadmap for Turkey in the recent Gulf crisis? What are the new opportunities and...
PANEL China's Role in Global Politics

PANEL | China's Role in Global Politics

After the publication of its special issue “Persistence Rise of China: Global Challenges and...
Call for Paper Turkey's Foreign Policy

Call for Paper | Turkey's Foreign Policy

We invite you to submit your paper on the recent developments in Turkey’s foreign policy.
Call for Paper Politics of the Balkans and Future Perspectives

Call for Paper | Politics of the Balkans and Future Perspectives

We invite you to submit your paper on the recent political, economic and social crises in the...
Call for Paper European Union Crisis

Call for Paper | European Union Crisis

We invite you to submit your paper on the recent cycle of crises in the EU and their impact on...
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