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Amerikan Grand Stratejisi Obama nın Ortadoğu Mirası American Grand Strategy

Amerikan Grand Stratejisi: Obama’nın Ortadoğu Mirası [American Grand Strategy: Obama’s Middle East Legacy]

Book Reviews

Although many actors, from regional powers to global powers, engage in grand strategy practices, the concept of ‘grand strategy’ is most closely...

Cycles in US Foreign Policy Since the Cold War

Cycles in US Foreign Policy Since the Cold War

Book Reviews

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the U.S. has confronted a very broad spectrum of problems. The return of great power rivalries with a rising...

Into the Hands of the Soldiers Freedom and Chaos in

Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East

Book Reviews

A New York Times correspondent in Egypt, David Kirkpatrick focuses his book Into the Hands of the Soldiers on the 2011-2013 Egyptian revolution,...

Terrorism in Africa The Rise of Islamist Extremism and Jihadism

Terrorism in Africa: The Rise of Islamist Extremism and Jihadism

Articles

Africa is the springboard for al-Qaeda’s global terrorism in modern history. The U.S. Embassy bombings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi,...

Guest Editor's Note Winter 2019

Guest Editor's Note | Winter 2019

Editor's Notes

Africa has often been the focus of contradictory attention that has oscillated between the labels of a physical obstacle to travel between Europe...

Understanding the Department of State

Understanding the Department of State

Book Reviews

At the very beginning of the book, Understanding the Department of State, it is clearly stated that Don Philpott, the former editor of...

UK Strategy in the Gulf and Middle East after American

UK Strategy in the Gulf and Middle East after American Retrenchment

Articles

This paper considers the impact of the possible relative decline of the U.S. and its engagement in the Middle East and the Gulf in particular. U.S....

Missile Defense in Europe Against Whom

Missile Defense in Europe: Against Whom?

Articles

ABSTRACT This article debates the evolution, main purpose and real target of the missile defense system of NATO, entitled the EPAA, focusing on...

Obama’s Turkey Policy: Bringing Credibility to “Strategic Partnership”

Commentaries

Under the Obama administration, American foreign policy will be engaged in genuine coalition building with allies. Such a return to multilateralism...

Obama's Foreign Policy: Opportunities and Challenges

Commentaries

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

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