Insight Turkey
Insight Turkey
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Editor's Note Fall 2018

Editor's Note | Fall 2018

Editor's Notes

This issue of Insight Turkey comes with a different format and brings to its readers two different topics that require special attention when we...

Economic Power and International Security

Economic Power and International Security

Early View

International security theories generally identify economic power as the key determinant of military power, and thereby of security, but there is...

Kazakhstan s Multi-Vectorism and Sino-Russian Relations

Kazakhstan’s Multi-Vectorism and Sino-Russian Relations


Using the case of Sino-Russian competition over Central Asian energy and transportation networks, this study asks why Russia has refrained from...

Chinese Institutional Diplomacy toward Kazakhstan The SCO and the New

Chinese Institutional Diplomacy toward Kazakhstan: The SCO and the New Silk Road Initiative


Today the established cooperation between China and Kazakhstan has reached the strategic partnership level. Also, the two neighboring countries are...

The Silk Road between a Rock and a Hard Place

The Silk Road between a Rock and a Hard Place: Russian and Chinese Competition for Central Asia’s Energy


China’s displacement of Russian economic influence in Central Asia is generating great interest in Western academic and policy circles, but this...

Missile Defense in Europe Against Whom

Missile Defense in Europe: Against Whom?


ABSTRACT This article debates the evolution, main purpose and real target of the missile defense system of NATO, entitled the EPAA, focusing on...

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