Insight Turkey
Insight Turkey
Challenging ideas
On Turkish politics and International affairs

The Kurdish Issue: Can the AK Party Escape Securitization?

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The Kurdish question has been a source of domestic conflict since the inception of the Turkish Republic. It has been one of the mostly securitized...

Turkey’s New Approaches toward the PKK, Iraqi Kurds and the Kurdish Question

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In a sharp break from the past, Turkey’s AK Party government now openly accepts the existence of a domestic Kurdish problem, and views it moreover...

Turkey's Northern Iraq Policy: Competing Perspectives

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This article argues that Turkey's approach towards the Kurds of northern Iraq provides analysts with an opportunity to demonstrate that the...

Turkish Perceptions of the West

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This article, based on a book published by SETA, looks at the attitudes of Turkish people towards what is conceived as the West and Western...

Modernity, Identity and Turkey’s Foreign Policy

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Despite its unique geographical and cultural position between East and the West, Turkey, throughout its modern history, has followed a...

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