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Uzbekistan as a Gateway for Turkey s Return to Central

Uzbekistan as a Gateway for Turkey’s Return to Central Asia

After two decades of downhill diplomacy, Turkey and Uzbekistan have pledged to deepen bilateral...
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,...
Editor's Note Winter 2018

Editor's Note | Winter 2018

Today, the world system is in a transition and experiencing a deep international crisis. The U.S....
Editor's Note Fall 2017

Editor's Note | Fall 2017

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, it took a while for Russia to recover from an existential...

 Articles

The Secular Foreign Fighters of the West in Syria

The Secular Foreign Fighters of the West in Syria

The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) operates under the names of the Democratic Union Party and the...
Toward a Privileged Partnership The EU Turkey and the Upgrade

Toward a “Privileged Partnership”: The EU, Turkey and the Upgrade of the Customs Union

Over the past few years, Turkey’s EU membership prospects have further deteriorated amid...
Virtual Neighbors Russia and the EU in Cyberspace

Virtual Neighbors: Russia and the EU in Cyberspace

The last decade has witnessed the consolidation of the European Union as a cybersecurity actor....
Transatlantic Relations in the Age of Donald Trump

Transatlantic Relations in the Age of Donald Trump

While the future of the transatlantic relations has been a serious question of concern since the...
The European Union and the Mainstreaming of the Radical Right

The European Union and the Mainstreaming of the Radical Right

Radical right wing parties have been increasingly effective in challenging and eroding this...
The Rise of a New Superpower Turkey s Key Role

The Rise of a New Superpower: Turkey’s Key Role in the World Economy and Energy Market

During the radical economic transformation taking place over the last decades, which is...
Neslishah The Last Ottoman Princess

Neslishah: The Last Ottoman Princess

Throughout the history of the Turkish Republic, Republican historians regarded the abolition of...
America in the World A History in Documents from the

America in the World: A History in Documents from the War with Spain to the War on Terror

America in the World is an impressive collection of documents related to United States foreign...

 Review Article

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...
Globalization in Theory and Practice in a Post-Globalization Era

Globalization in Theory and Practice in a Post-Globalization Era

Over the years, the term ‘globalization’ has acquired notoriety in all forms of intellectual...

The Rise of a New Superpower: Turkey’s Key Role in the World Economy and Energy Market

During the radical economic transformation taking place over the last decades, which is...

Neslishah: The Last Ottoman Princess

Throughout the history of the Turkish Republic, Republican historians regarded the abolition of...

America in the World: A History in Documents from the War with Spain to the War on Terror

America in the World is an impressive collection of documents related to United States foreign...
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...
PANEL Debating Russia's Assertive Foreign Policy

PANEL | Debating Russia's Assertive Foreign Policy

After the publication of its special issue “Reclaiming the Region: Russia, the West, and the...