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Understanding Israel s Foreign Policy from the Perspective of Identity

Understanding Israel’s Foreign Policy from the Perspective of Identity and Security

The objective of this research paper is to apply an integration of two main theoretical frameworks, realism and constructivism, to explore the...

Türkiye and the Future of Normalization in the Middle East

Türkiye and the Future of Normalization in the Middle East

Following the Arab Spring, all the nations in the Middle East started to pursue a phase of regional softness after a protracted era of strife and...

Why and How Did Iran s Reformist Movement Perish Understanding

Why and How Did Iran’s Reformist Movement Perish? Understanding the Implications of U.S. Sanctions Policy

Iran’s middle class appears to be on the slippery slope, switching from its dream of political reform to the reality of economic security. This...

Reconsidering the Effectiveness of International Environmental Regimes in the Anthropocene

Reconsidering the Effectiveness of International Environmental Regimes in the Anthropocene

Despite the increased number of International Environmental Regimes (IERs), gradually worsening environmental indicators have made the...

Türkiye s Climate Policy Aligned with International Climate Politics

Türkiye’s Climate Policy: Aligned with International Climate Politics

The aim of this article is to assess Türkiye’s national climate policy framework within the context of international climate change negotiations....

Türkiye s Water Security Policy Energy Agriculture and Transboundary Issues

Türkiye’s Water Security Policy: Energy, Agriculture, and Transboundary Issues

Water security refers to the availability of adequate quantities and qualities of water for societal needs and resilient ecosystems in the context...

Political Climate and the Headscarf Issue in Turkey A Perspective

Political Climate and the Headscarf Issue in Turkey: A Perspective from the Labor Market

This article focuses on the relationship between the socioeconomic rights of headscarved women and the political attitude of governments towards...

The Problem of Overextension Analyzing America s Black Sea Policies

The Problem of Overextension: Analyzing America’s Black Sea Policies through Jentleson’s 4 Ps Framework

Historically, the U.S. strategy in the Black Sea region has been stable, limited, and not ambitious as American administrations prioritized certain...

Educational and Cultural Experiences of Migrant Meskhetian Turkic Students in

Educational and Cultural Experiences of Migrant Meskhetian Turkic Students in Turkish School Settings

The study aims to provide insights into Turkish national education policies toward immigrant communities based on the experiences of Meskhetian...

Changed Landscape of an Arab Place A Study of an

‘Changed Landscape’ of an ‘Arab Place:’ A Study of an Interpellated Realm in Karmi’s Return

As the episodes of forced evictions in the environs of Jerusalem gain momentum even amidst a global pandemic at the dawn of the third decade of the...

Securitization of Migration in the EU and Africa A Case

Securitization of Migration in the EU and Africa: A Case Study

The phenomenon of migration, seen at every stage of human history, became politicized after the Second World War, was restricted after the 1973 oil...

A More Effective Refugee Policy Reinvestigating the Socio-Economic Composition of

A More Effective Refugee Policy: Reinvestigating the Socio-Economic Composition of Syrian Refugees in Turkey

This paper analyzes the socio-economic composition of Syrian refugees in Turkey and the potential it offers for facilitating the planning of...

Climate Security and Migration An Evaluation for the World and

Climate Security and Migration: An Evaluation for the World and Turkey

The negative consequences of climate change are becoming increasingly evident in environmental, economic, social, and political realms day by day,...

Exploring the Traits of a Grand Strategy for Turkey Resilience

Exploring the Traits of a Grand Strategy for Turkey: Resilience, Protean Power, and Connectography

The international system is experiencing profound changes and has taken on an uncertain character as a result. The concept of strategy and its...

Will the Rise of China Transform the International System

Will the Rise of China Transform the International System?

In this article, the rise of China is discussed in the light of economic and military data, and what the challenge from China means for the global...

Russia s Policy During the 44-Day Karabakh War

Russia’s Policy During the 44-Day Karabakh War

The 44-day Karabakh War seriously affected the international balances in the Caucasus in terms of security, politics, and economic dimensions. The...

The Turkey-UK Free Trade Agreement in Terms of Economic Diplomacy

The Turkey-UK Free Trade Agreement in Terms of Economic Diplomacy

This article scrutinizes relations between economic diplomacy and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) by focusing on the Turkey-UK free trade agreements...

The Washington Agreement A Supplementary Document to the EU Efforts

The Washington Agreement: A Supplementary Document to the EU Efforts in Kosovo?

This paper analyzes the Washington Agreement (WA) in the context of European Union (EU) efforts to facilitate the dialogue between Kosovo and...

The Role of Turkish Drones in Azerbaijan s Increasing Military

The Role of Turkish Drones in Azerbaijan’s Increasing Military Effectiveness: An Assessment of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War

This study focuses on Turkey as a rising drone power in the international arena in recent years. In this context, the article will scrutinize the...

Turkey s Strategic Conduct under the Changing International System

Turkey’s Strategic Conduct under the Changing International System

This article analyzes how Turkey should adjust its grand strategy under the changing international order. It claims that the international order...

Turkey s Grand Strategy and the Great Powers

Turkey’s Grand Strategy and the Great Powers

How compatible is Turkey’s grand strategy with the grand strategies of global great powers? This article briefly summarizes principles of Turkish...

The Belt and Road Initiative and the Middle Corridor Complementarity

The Belt and Road Initiative and the Middle Corridor: Complementarity or Competition?

Though the Chinese government has projected the BRI in economic terms, it has been viewed critically by Australia, Japan, and the U.S. Turkey has,...

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