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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...

Islamophobia Neoliberalism and the Muslim Other

Islamophobia, Neoliberalism, and the Muslim ‘Other’

Articles

Muslim communities have been racialized as ‘Other’ for over 1,400 years.1 The manner in which the figure of the Muslim has been invoked as a threat...

Contemporary Experiences of Islamophobia in Today s United Kingdom Findings

Contemporary Experiences of Islamophobia in Today’s United Kingdom: Findings from Ten Small-Scale Studies

Articles

In today’s the United Kingdom, Islamophobia is as contested as it is real. Challenging this contestation, this article presents findings from ten...

For a New Alterity of Islam in European Perspective

For a New Alterity of Islam in European Perspective

Articles

The depiction of Islam and Muslims in Europe has, in general, been dominated by an ‘Othering’ in which they are considered inherently different,...

For a New Alterity of Islam in European Perspective

For a New Alterity of Islam in European Perspective

Articles

The depiction of Islam and Muslims in Europe has, in general, been dominated by an ‘Othering’ in which they are considered inherently different,...

The Post-September 11 Rise of Islamophobia Identity and the Clash

The Post-September 11 Rise of Islamophobia: Identity and the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ in Europe and Latin America

Articles

Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Islamophobia exploded across ‘the West,’ but particularly in Europe. While Muslims were...

Islamophobia as Cultural Racism The Case of Islamic Attire in

Islamophobia as Cultural Racism: The Case of Islamic Attire in Turkey

Articles

Grasping the various aspects of Islamophobia in Muslim societies requires much finer methods in order to decipher the intentions of the actors in...

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...

EU Values and Interests in the Resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

EU Values and Interests in the Resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: French Unilateralism

Commentaries

The commentary looks at the stance of France on the Second Karabakh war between Armenia and Azerbaijan and subsequently the Russian-brokered...

EU Values and Interests in the Resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

EU Values and Interests in the Resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: French Unilateralism

Commentaries

The commentary looks at the stance of France on the Second Karabakh war between Armenia and Azerbaijan and subsequently the Russian-brokered...

Syrian Mass Migration in the 2015 EU Refugee Crisis A

Syrian Mass Migration in the 2015 EU Refugee Crisis: A Hybrid Threat or Chance for Implementing Migration Diplomacy?

Articles

This article examines the use of coercive engineered migration as a hybrid threat during the 2015 EU refugee crisis. The authors argue that...

Syrian Mass Migration in the 2015 EU Refugee Crisis A

Syrian Mass Migration in the 2015 EU Refugee Crisis: A Hybrid Threat or Chance for Implementing Migration Diplomacy?

Articles

This article examines the use of coercive engineered migration as a hybrid threat during the 2015 EU refugee crisis. The authors argue that...

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...

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...

Women as War Criminals Gender Agency and Justice

Women as War Criminals: Gender, Agency, and Justice

Book Reviews

This work initiates a debate of war criminals between men and women, through examples that were prosecuted for similar crimes, unlike the rest of...

The Legal and Political Dimensions of the Eastern Mediterranean Crisis

The Legal and Political Dimensions of the Eastern Mediterranean Crisis: What Is at Stake?

Articles

The main challenge in relation to Mediterranean gas is the distribution of potential gas reserves which inevitably entails delimitation of maritime...

The Legal and Political Dimensions of the Eastern Mediterranean Crisis

The Legal and Political Dimensions of the Eastern Mediterranean Crisis: What Is at Stake?

Articles

The main challenge in relation to Mediterranean gas is the distribution of potential gas reserves which inevitably entails delimitation of maritime...

The Legal and Political Dimensions of the Eastern Mediterranean Crisis

The Legal and Political Dimensions of the Eastern Mediterranean Crisis: What Is at Stake?

Articles

The main challenge in relation to Mediterranean gas is the distribution of potential gas reserves which inevitably entails delimitation of maritime...

TurkStream as Russia s Last Step in Diversification A Win-Win

TurkStream as Russia’s Last Step in Diversification: A Win-Win Approach

Articles

This article discusses why Russia replaced the South Stream project with the TurkStream by changing its route and name, and why Turkey is involved...

Deciphering France s Mediterranean and Foreign Policy against Turkey

Deciphering France’s Mediterranean and Foreign Policy against Turkey

Articles

France’s Mediterranean policy can be analyzed from a historical perspective and through the actual conjuncture related to its geopolitical and...

Deciphering France s Mediterranean and Foreign Policy against Turkey

Deciphering France’s Mediterranean and Foreign Policy against Turkey

Articles

France’s Mediterranean policy can be analyzed from a historical perspective and through the actual conjuncture related to its geopolitical and...

The Energy Equation in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Energy Equation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Articles

The energy resource potential and discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean have attracted the attention of the global energy markets for a long...

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