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Turkish Foreign Policy at the Turn of the 'Century of

Turkish Foreign Policy at the Turn of the 'Century of Türkiye': Challenges, Vision, Objectives, and Transformation

Türkiye is embarking on the ‘Century of Türkiye’ at a time of rapidly changing geopolitical dynamics coupled with ever-increasing global...

Italian-Turkish Relations Before and After the War in Ukraine From

Italian-Turkish Relations Before and After the War in Ukraine: From NATO Membership to Food Diplomacy

This paper explores Italy-Türkiye relations and food diplomacy’s role in shaping international relations, drawing parallels between Harry S....

Türkiye-Africa Relations A Case Study of Somalia Nigeria and Libya

Türkiye-Africa Relations: A Case Study of Somalia, Nigeria and Libya from Humanitarian and Security Perspectives

This paper explores Türkiye’s relations with Africa, focusing on Somalia, Nigeria and Libya from both humanitarian and security perspectives. To do...

Post-Ottoman Legacy in the Middle East A Compendium of 100

Post-Ottoman Legacy in the Middle East: A Compendium of 100 Years of Turkish Foreign Policy

The dissolution of the Ottoman Empire set the stage for Türkiye’s evolving foreign policy in the Middle East, a region deeply intertwined with its...

Re-Defining Türkiye s International Relations Two Decades of 360

Re-Defining Türkiye’s International Relations: Two Decades of 360° Foreign Policies

Analyzing modern Türkiye’s foreign policy is the perfect case study of how, over time, a nation-state can completely restructure its approach to...

Mapping the Genesis of the Abraham Accords Elite Preferences Rising

Mapping the Genesis of the Abraham Accords Elite Preferences, Rising Nationalism, and the Quest for Political Stability

The Abraham Accords have presented themselves as one of the most significant geopolitical developments in the Middle East in this decade. They...

Turks Vote in Favor of Continuing the Erdoğan Era

Turks Vote in Favor of Continuing the Erdoğan Era

The political landscape in Türkiye has changed since the 2010s, setting the stage for the elections in 2023. The Nation Alliance and the People's...

Western Perception and Media Coverage of Türkiye s Elections

Western Perception and Media Coverage of Türkiye’s Elections

Media coverage of the recent elections in Türkiye, especially in the first round, has proven the profound distortion of image and misperception in...

NATO s Enlargement Policy and Türkiye s Position A Key

NATO’s Enlargement Policy and Türkiye’s Position: A Key NATO Ally

NATO’s enlargement policy indicates the admission of new members with full membership status within the framework of mutual mandates and...

Is a New Opening Possible in Türkiye-EU Relations

Is a New Opening Possible in Türkiye-EU Relations?

Türkiye’s positive relations with the European Union (EU) in the early 2000s and its enthusiasm for the membership process started to weaken after...

F-35 Crisis between the U S and Türkiye Is This

F-35 Crisis between the U.S. and Türkiye: Is This the End of American Nuclear Assurance for Türkiye?

This article analyzes the possible consequences of the F-35 fighter crisis between the U.S. and Türkiye, particularly in terms of its effect on the...

Türkiye's Middle Corridor and China's BRI Identification and Assessment

Türkiye's Middle Corridor and China's BRI: Identification and Assessment

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Türkiye’s Middle Corridor (MC) are two ambitious initiatives that foster trans-continental integration....

Insights into Türkiye s Technology Development Journey

Insights into Türkiye’s Technology Development Journey

Türkiye, an emerging economy, has been attempting to improve its socioeconomic strength through the promotion of research and development (R&D),...

Strategic Communication and Policies of Türkiye

Strategic Communication and Policies of Türkiye

Since the establishment of the Republic, Türkiye has systematically conducted communication activities to proclaim its own theses to the national...

Truth Is a Human Right Türkiye s Stance on the

Truth Is a Human Right: Türkiye’s Stance on the Fight against Disinformation

We are experiencing the rise of unprecedented opportunities as a result of the digital revolution, but regrettably this has also been accompanied...

COVID-19 Crisis and EU Liberal Values versus National Interest

COVID-19 Crisis and EU: Liberal Values versus National Interest

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, a great question arose about the possibility of applying liberal ideas in international politics and...

The Chaos of Constitutional System and Political Failure in Iraq

The Chaos of Constitutional System and Political Failure in Iraq

This study attempts to present and analyze the chaotic nature of the Iraqi constitutional system since 2005 and its impact on the...

The Role of Gulf Sates in Iraq after 2017

The Role of Gulf Sates in Iraq after 2017

The commentary analyzes the role of the Gulf in Iraq after 2017 in light of the complex process of Gulf-Iraqi relations from 2003 to 2017....

Iran in the Wake of Mahsa Amini s Death

Iran in the Wake of Mahsa Amini’s Death

Demonstrations and violence in Iran have continued for the last three months. After Mahsa Amini’s death, the protests against the compulsory...

Serbia and the War in Ukraine

Serbia and the War in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has created a situation in which the Republic of Serbia may see an opportunity to take up some unfinished business; for this...

Food Corridor Türkiye s Successful Role as Mediator

Food Corridor: Türkiye’s Successful Role as Mediator

Türkiye’s latest success, in bringing the warring sides of Ukraine and Russia to an agreement on the export of grain out of Ukraine’s ports, is due...

Earth Power in the New Geopolitics

Earth Power in the New Geopolitics

The best way to think about the climate emergency is to imagine humanity has just arrived at a new planet somewhere in a distant galaxy. After all,...

The 4th Industrial Revolution Military-Civil Fusion and the Next RMA

The 4th Industrial Revolution, Military-Civil Fusion, and the Next RMA

The technologies embedded in the emerging 4th industrial revolution (4IR) –and artificial intelligence (AI) in particular– promise to constitute a...

The Relationship between Cultural Power and Education in Light of

The Relationship between Cultural Power and Education in Light of the Development of Education in Türkiye over the Last Two Decades

Over the last 20 years, Türkiye’s education system has undergone a period of transformation. The process of universalization from primary to higher...

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