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Understanding Eurasia in Multiple Perspectives

Understanding Eurasia in Multiple Perspectives

Review Article

The three works reviewed in this article address Eurasia in different periods and different areas of concentration. Each one provides valuable...

Will the Rise of China Transform the International System

Will the Rise of China Transform the International System?

Articles

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

Articles

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

Articles

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?

Articles

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

Articles

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

Articles

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

Articles

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

The Evolutionary Feature of Turkey s Soft Power in the

The Evolutionary Feature of Turkey’s Soft Power in the Middle East, 2011-2020

Commentaries

Today, soft power plays an important role in advancing states’ foreign policy goals. As one of the world’s emerging economic powers, Turkey pays...

The Turkey-Africa Bromance Key Drivers Agency and Prospects

The Turkey-Africa Bromance: Key Drivers, Agency, and Prospects

Commentaries

Turkish-African relations have consistently exhibited strong growth since Ankara declared 2005 as ‘the year of Africa.’ Turkey’s growing economic,...

The Muslim Brotherhood Faultline in Saudi-Qatari Relations Domestic Divisions and

The Muslim Brotherhood Faultline in Saudi-Qatari Relations: Domestic Divisions and Regional Rivalry

Commentaries

The commentary argues the Saudi-Qatari tensions lie in conflicting perspectives about the role of political Islam within the fabric of both states...

Editor's Note Fall 2021

Editor's Note | Fall 2021

Editor's Notes

With one more year coming to an end, we are pleased to present to our readers yet another insightful issue of Insight Turkey that has attempted to...

A Panoramic View of the UK Relations with the EU

A Panoramic View of the UK Relations with the EU and Turkey Post-Brexit

Commentaries

In the last century, the importance of foreign trade, particularly net exports of goods and services, in achieving balanced and high-quality...

The Changing Contours of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman and

The Changing Contours of Saudi Arabia: Mohammed bin Salman and the Paradox of Saudi Reforms

Review Article

This review article aims to provide broader nuances about Saudi Arabia amid the rapid developments taking place in the Middle East in general and...

The Belt and Road Initiative and the Middle Corridor Complementarity

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

Articles

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,...

Demystifying Qatar s Pro-Revolution Monarchy Old Rivalries New Geopolitical Motives

Demystifying Qatar’s Pro-Revolution Monarchy: Old Rivalries, New Geopolitical Motives

Articles

Unlike other Arab monarchies, Qatar has embraced a supportive position toward the Arab revolutions since the moment they broke out in late 2010. In...

Editor's Note Summer 2021

Editor's Note | Summer 2021

Editor's Notes

The summer issue of Insight Turkey aims to highlight the recent developments and challenges in the Middle East by taking into consideration the...

The False Promise of Liberal Order Nostalgia Delusion and the

The False Promise of Liberal Order: Nostalgia, Delusion and the Rise of Trump

Book Reviews

The False Promise of Liberal Order is an enjoyable read for those looking for realist’s work with simple and parsimonious language and structure,...

The Question of State-Sponsored Terrorism Investigation of ASALA and JCAG

The Question of State-Sponsored Terrorism: Investigation of ASALA and JCAG in the Light of Available CIA Documents

Articles

After a careful investigation of available archival documents of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the U.S. State Department, this paper...

What Biden May Bring to the Eastern Mediterranean Region

What Biden May Bring to the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Commentaries

This paper aims to forecast the route that Joe Biden, will take in his foreign policy toward the Eastern Mediterranean, by trying to analyze the...

Editor's Note Winter 2021

Editor's Note | Winter 2021

Editor's Notes

While the importance of the region certainly is going to increase in the following years as more regional and global actors will be included in the...

The End of Europe Dictators Demagogues and the Coming Dark

The End of Europe:Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age

Book Reviews

The End of Europe provides the reader with a comprehensive summary of several crises Europe faces today from democratic backsliding to widespread...

The EU-Turkey Statement on Refugees Assessing its Impact on Fundamental

The EU-Turkey Statement on Refugees:Assessing its Impact on Fundamental Rights

Book Reviews

Hülya Kaya’s valuable research covers both the theoretical and practical dimensions of EU-Turkey relations in the post-2011 Arab Uprisings era,...

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