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Different Perspectives on the Syrian Crisis

Different Perspectives on the Syrian Crisis

Review Article

As we observe and reflect on the humanitarian catastrophe caused by the Syrian civil war, the literature helps us make sense of the past, present,...

Understanding Israel s Foreign Policy from the Perspective of Identity

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

Articles

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

Syria and the Neutrality Trap Dilemmas of Delivering Humanitarian Aid

Syria and the Neutrality Trap: Dilemmas of Delivering Humanitarian Aid through Violent Regimes

Book Reviews

The book can be very beneficial for those who study international relations and international law or who work in these fields both as an...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The International Criminal Court and Israel s Acts in the

The International Criminal Court and Israel’s Acts in the Occupied Territories: Progress and Prospects

Articles

Following the request of Palestine as a Party State to the Status of the International Criminal Court, the Prosecutor decided to start a...

The International Criminal Court and Israel s Acts in the

The International Criminal Court and Israel’s Acts in the Occupied Territories: Progress and Prospects

Articles

Following the request of Palestine as a Party State to the Status of the International Criminal Court, the Prosecutor decided to start a...

Israeli Persecution in Occupied Jerusalem Physical and Structural Violence Employed

Israeli Persecution in Occupied Jerusalem: Physical and Structural Violence Employed to Change Jerusalemites’ Identity

Commentaries

Israeli authorities have committed a wide range of human rights violations, including direct violence, land annexation and settlement building,...

Israeli Persecution in Occupied Jerusalem Physical and Structural Violence Employed

Israeli Persecution in Occupied Jerusalem: Physical and Structural Violence Employed to Change Jerusalemites’ Identity

Commentaries

Israeli authorities have committed a wide range of human rights violations, including direct violence, land annexation and settlement building,...

Rethinking the Palestinian Problem and The Right Strategy for Palestinian

Rethinking the Palestinian Problem and ‘The Right Strategy’ for Palestinian Liberation

Commentaries

The Palestinian tragedy is not simply a matter of one nation-state suppressing another nation that has been deprived of its legitimate right to...

Rethinking the Palestinian Problem and The Right Strategy for Palestinian

Rethinking the Palestinian Problem and ‘The Right Strategy’ for Palestinian Liberation

Commentaries

The Palestinian tragedy is not simply a matter of one nation-state suppressing another nation that has been deprived of its legitimate right to...

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...

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...

A Decade Later Taking Stock of the Arab Uprisings and

A Decade Later: Taking Stock of the Arab Uprisings and Turkey’s Role

Articles

This article attempts to understand the outcomes of the crackdown on the Arab revolts and the lessons learned thereof. There is no doubt that the...

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...

Editor's Note Spring 2021

Editor's Note | Spring 2021

Editor's Notes

At a time when anti-Islam activities are resurging and the Muslim voices are kept down, this issue of Insight Turkey aims to present and to provide...

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean The Future of Regional

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean: The Future of Regional Energy Development

Articles

This article provides a critical overview of the key commercial, technical, legal, and political challenges the Eastern Mediterranean region faces...

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean The Future of Regional

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean: The Future of Regional Energy Development

Articles

This article provides a critical overview of the key commercial, technical, legal, and political challenges the Eastern Mediterranean region faces...

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean The Future of Regional

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean: The Future of Regional Energy Development

Articles

This article provides a critical overview of the key commercial, technical, legal, and political challenges the Eastern Mediterranean region faces...

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean The Future of Regional

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean: The Future of Regional Energy Development

Articles

This article provides a critical overview of the key commercial, technical, legal, and political challenges the Eastern Mediterranean region faces...

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...

Leading Protests in the Digital Age Youth Activism in Egypt

Leading Protests in the Digital Age:Youth Activism in Egypt and Syria

Book Reviews

This study seeks answers to how protests are managed in the digital age by comparing youth activism in Egypt and Syria.

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