Insight Turkey
Insight Turkey
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On Turkish politics and International affairs

Traditional Rivalry or Regional Design in the Middle East

Traditional Rivalry or Regional Design in the Middle East?


The repercussions of the Arab Spring and new polarization between Iran, Israel and the Gulf States means the Middle East faces multiple rivalries...

Domestic Determinants of the U S -Iran Rivalry

Domestic Determinants of the U.S.-Iran Rivalry


Recent studies of diversionary theory focus on domestic determinants of conflict between interstate rivals as well as the strategic behavior of...

Obama's Foreign Policy: Opportunities and Challenges


Obama's election represents an important opportunity to put US-Turkish relations on a new, more cooperative footing. On many issues especially...

Dealing with Iran: Confrontation or Negotiation?


Conflicting dynamics and power calculation: within the Bush administration have given rise to contradictory signals coming from Washington...

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