Insight Turkey
Insight Turkey
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On Turkish politics and International affairs

The Logic Beyond Lausanne A Geopolitical Perspective on the Congruence

The Logic Beyond Lausanne: A Geopolitical Perspective on the Congruence between Turkey’s New Hard Power and its Strategic Reorientation


Turkey’s new expeditionary capability, resting on enhanced naval capacity and new forward bases, is the logical result of Turkey’s post-Cold War...

The Work of Peace History Imperialism and Peacekeeping

The Work of Peace: History, Imperialism, and Peacekeeping


The size and complexity of recent peacebuilding mandates have led scholars to liken these efforts to imperialism, but most are quick to dismiss any...

Russia in Africa A Search for Continuity in a Post-Cold

Russia in Africa: A Search for Continuity in a Post-Cold War Era


This commentary proposes to connect Russia’s present activities in Africa to the history of Soviet involvement on the continent during the Cold...

China Oil and Africa A New Perspective

China, Oil, and Africa: A New Perspective


This commentary provides insights into the evolving trajectories of China-Africa relations by drawing on a case study of the place of a strategic...

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