Insight Turkey

Insight Turkey

Challenging ideas

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...
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)...
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...
Guest Editor's Note Winter 2019

Guest Editor's Note | Winter 2019

Africa has often been the focus of contradictory attention that has oscillated between the labels...
European Parliament Elections A New Political Environment in Europe and

European Parliament Elections: A New Political Environment in Europe and Turkey

Citizens of the European Union (EU) voted to elect 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)...
The Crisis of the Liberal World Order and Turkey s

The Crisis of the Liberal World Order and Turkey’s Resistance

With the retreat of liberalism in the Western world and the US withdrawing on many global issues,...
Chasing the Dream The Salman Doctrine and Saudi Arabia s

Chasing the Dream: The Salman Doctrine and Saudi Arabia’s Bid for Regional Dominance

Saudi Arabia’s massive air campaign against the Houthi rebels in Yemen initiated a major shift...

 Articles

Economic Power and International Security

Economic Power and International Security

International security theories generally identify economic power as the key determinant of...
Ottoman Cash Waqfs An Alternative Financial System

Ottoman Cash Waqfs: An Alternative Financial System

The institutions of “waqfs,” that is foundations, stand before us as an intermediate option...
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,...

 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...

Turkey’s July 15th Coup: What Happened and Why

Evaluating an edited book written by twelve authors with significantly different points of view...

The Taliban Reader: War, Islam and Politics

The Taliban Reader represents a collection of diversified primary sources associated with the...

The Changing Security Dynamics of the Persian Gulf

In 2011, the world observed a massive political uprising in the Middle East and North African...
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 Israel-Palestine Conflict

Call for Papers | Israel-Palestine Conflict

We invite you to submit your paper on the recent political, economic and social crises in the...
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...
We use cookies in a limited and restricted manner for specific purposes. For more details, you can see "our data policy". More...