Insight Turkey

Insight Turkey

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On Turkish politics and International affairs


The Paradox of Inclusion Exclusion of Islamist Parties in Tunisia

The Paradox of Inclusion/Exclusion of Islamist Parties in Tunisia and Jordan after the Arab Uprisings: A Comparative Study

The public protests that engulfed most Arab regimes in 2011 have since opened a Pandora’s Box of...
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)...
Writing Malaysia and the Moro Identity An Analysis of the

Writing Malaysia and the Moro Identity: An Analysis of the Moro National Liberation Front’s Foreign Policy

Malaysia began supporting the MNLF when the group emerged in the 1970s. In recent years, however,...
Editor's Note Winter 2019

Editor's Note | Winter 2019

Insight Turkey’s last issue for 2019 “Turkey’s New Foreign Policy: A Quest for Autonomy” analyses...
Editor's Note Summer 2019

Editor's Note | Summer 2019

This issue of Insight Turkey highlights some of the various regional developments around Turkey...
Editor's Note Spring 2019

Editor's Note | Spring 2019

This issue of Insight Turkey aims at analyzing the above mentioned issues and provide to its...
The Power of Law vs the Power of Arms The

The Power of Law vs. the Power of Arms: The Turkish Judiciary’s Test with the Coup

Thousands of judges and prosecutors in Turkey risked their lives to inquire into the activities...
Preventive Detention in Counter-insurgencies The Case of Kashmir

Preventive Detention in Counter-insurgencies: The Case of Kashmir

This paper offers an analysis of preventive detention in the context of the disputed territory of...
Turkey the U S Russia and the Syrian Civil War

Turkey, the U.S., Russia, and the Syrian Civil War

This commentary provides an analysis of the Turkey’s relations with the U.S. and Russia in the...

 Articles

The Turkish Economy at the Crossroads The Political Economy of

The Turkish Economy at the Crossroads: The Political Economy of the 2018 Financial Turbulence

In 2018, the Turkish economy suffered one of the most severe financial speculations in its...
Clashing Interests in the Eastern Mediterranean What About Turkey

Clashing Interests in the Eastern Mediterranean: What About Turkey?

The Eastern Mediterranean region has recently emerged as one of the pivotal foci of international...
Relations between Russia and Turkey Before During and After the

Relations between Russia and Turkey Before, During, and After the Failed Coup of 2016

Increasing cooperation between Russia and Turkey date back to the 1990s, and go beyond the...

 Review Article

U S Interests and the Israel-Palestine Conflict A Review

U.S. Interests and the Israel-Palestine Conflict: A Review

There is a strong relationship between American journalists and scholars. One of the features...
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...

The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy...

State of Emergency: Travels in a Troubled World

The prologue of Navid Kermani’s travelogue describes an eclectic teahouse in Cairo, and what...

Qatar: Small State, Big Politics

Gaining independence from Britain in 1971 and enjoying enormous oil and natural gas resources,...
PANEL The Balkans at a Crossroads

PANEL | The Balkans at a Crossroads

In Spring 2019, Insight Turkey published a special issue handling various aspects of the...
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...
Call for Papers Turkish-American Relations

Call for Papers | Turkish-American Relations

We invite you to submit your paper on the recent political, economic and social crises in the...
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