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Insight Turkey > Issues | Persistent Rise of China: Global Challenges and Regional Dynamics - Winter 2018 / Volume 20, Number 1

Persistent Rise of China: Global Challenges and Regional Dynamics



Editor's Notes


Editor's Note | Winter 2018
Today, the world system is in a transition and experiencing a deep international crisis. The U.S. has begun to oppose the basic international institutions such as the United Nations and its subsidiary organs and specialized agencies, even though most of these were established with American motivation. The hegemon state, the U.S., has been alienating most of its partners and even allies. The U.S. governments have begun to focus on the national setting and to underestimate the international one; to favor unilateral policies over multilateral ones. The presidency of Donald Trump has expedited this process. American rejection of providing global public goods such as international security and free trade has led to a systemic crisis.


Commentaries


China and India: The Struggle for Mastery in Eurasia
This article examines the economic and strategic rivalry between China and India along with a...

Beyond the Nominal and the Ad Hoc: The Substance and Drivers of China-Russia Military Cooperation
Post-Cold War China-Russia relations have always been a matter of debate. Since the end of the...

The United States and China: Strategic Rivalry in Africa
This commentary underscores the strategic rivalry taking place in Africa between the United...

Turkish-German Challenges in the Light of German Federal Elections
There are few, if any, examples of two countries, without common state borders, that possess such...

Jerusalem’s Deal of the Century
U.S. President, Donald Trump, could not have gone ahead with his decision to recognize Jerusalem...


Articles


An Illustration of Sino-Turkish Relations: The Cyprus Question
This article analyzes China’s foreign policy within the framework of debates on the rise of China...

History and Victimhood: Engaging with Rohingya Issues
Since the late 1990s, the public representation of the Muslim minority of Rakhine State...

Is Pakistan a Failed State? An Assessment of Islamist Ideals, Nationalist Articulation and Ground Realities
In drafting its Middle East policy, the Trump administration appears to depart from the soft...

OSCE Minsk Group: Proposals and Failure, the View from Azerbaijan
The OSCE Minsk Group was created by the Conference on Security and Cooperation for finding a...

From Secularism to Laïcité and Analyzing Turkish Authoritarian Laiklik
Turkish secularism called laiklik which derived from the French laïc term, was transferred from...

The Role of Political Islam in Tunisia’s Democratization Process: Towards a New Pattern of Secularization?
As far as the discussions on the Muslim world have been concerned with the process of...


Review Article


Globalization in Theory and Practice in a Post-Globalization Era
Over the years, the term ‘globalization’ has acquired notoriety in all forms of intellectual exchanges in the social sciences and other disciplines. But, its common usage and definitions have ubiquitous references in matters bordering on trade or economic relations among countries of the world.


Book Reviews


China’s Asian Dream: Quiet Empire Building Along the New Silk Road
Written as an outcome of two years of wandering around China’s border regions and far-away parts...

How the West Came to Rule: The Geopolitical Origins of Capitalism
Over the course of the past 300 years, how does leadership compare from ‘East’ to ‘West’ in terms...

Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India
The dominance of European scholars and a Euro-centric framework in social sciences, including...

Right-Wing Populism in Europe: Politics and Discourse
Right-Wing Populism in Europe: Politics and Discourse, edited by Ruth Wodak, Majid KhosraviNik...

Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel
There is no doubt that Zionism is a heavily-loaded concept involving fierce debates over Jewish...

Conflicts in the Middle East Since 1945
Conflicts in the Middle East Since 1945 outlines the key low and high intensity conflicts that...

Legislating Reality and Politicizing History: Contextualizing Armenian Claims of Genocide
Although the relocation of Armenians as a historical event occurred over 100 years ago, it still...

International Human Rights Law: Returning to Universal Principles
We live in a world where developments in one state impact the others. Human rights violations...

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide
Azeem Ibrahim’s The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide traces the genealogy of the...

Non-State Challenges in a Re-Ordered World: The Jackals of Westphalia
The world felt the shock of various types of non-state actors (NSAs) such as the ETA, IRA and...


Call for Paper: European Union Crisis