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Türkiye-Africa Relations A Case Study of Somalia Nigeria and Libya

Türkiye-Africa Relations: A Case Study of Somalia, Nigeria and Libya from Humanitarian and Security Perspectives

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This paper explores Türkiye’s relations with Africa, focusing on Somalia, Nigeria and Libya from both humanitarian and security perspectives. To do...

Post-Ottoman Legacy in the Middle East A Compendium of 100

Post-Ottoman Legacy in the Middle East: A Compendium of 100 Years of Turkish Foreign Policy

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The dissolution of the Ottoman Empire set the stage for Türkiye’s evolving foreign policy in the Middle East, a region deeply intertwined with its...

Re-Defining Türkiye s International Relations Two Decades of 360

Re-Defining Türkiye’s International Relations: Two Decades of 360° Foreign Policies

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Analyzing modern Türkiye’s foreign policy is the perfect case study of how, over time, a nation-state can completely restructure its approach to...

Energy Politics in the MENA Region From Hydrocarbons to Renewables

Energy Politics in the MENA Region: From Hydrocarbons to Renewables?

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Energy Politics in the MENA Region: From Hydrocarbons to Renewables? could be a good resource for scholars, students, and even politicians...

The American Passport in Turkey National Citizenship in the Age

The American Passport in Turkey: National Citizenship in the Age of Transnationalism

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The American Passport in Turkey offers readers an in-depth analysis regarding American citizenship’s transnational meanings and ideals which are...

Water Resources of Turkey

Water Resources of Turkey

Book Reviews

This publication is suitable for all members of the country’s water communities, including authorities, institutions, water users, academics, and...

The Social Lives of Numbers Statistics Reform and the Remaking

The Social Lives of Numbers: Statistics, Reform and the Remaking of Rural Life in Turkey

Book Reviews

In terms of narration, the book is written simply and understandably. A comparative approach with official documents and statements and a more...

The Impact of the Russia-Ukraine War on Türkiye's Foreign Trade

The Impact of the Russia-Ukraine War on Türkiye's Foreign Trade

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This article analyzes the impact of Russia’s February 24, 2022 invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing war on Türkiye’s foreign trade. Türkiye’s shared...

Framing Türkiye s Cosmopolitan Relations with the Western Balkans

Framing Türkiye’s Cosmopolitan Relations with the Western Balkans

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This paper aims to divert from the conventional understanding of diplomacy and foreign policy, which is conditioned by postmodern realities. These...

Framing Türkiye s Cosmopolitan Relations with the Western Balkans

Framing Türkiye’s Cosmopolitan Relations with the Western Balkans

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This paper aims to divert from the conventional understanding of diplomacy and foreign policy, which is conditioned by postmodern realities. These...

Turkish Foreign Policy in the Face of Regional and Global

Turkish Foreign Policy in the Face of Regional and Global Challenges

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This article essentially posits that Türkiye took advantage of the deepening competition between global powers under the Justice and Development...

Turks Vote in Favor of Continuing the Erdoğan Era

Turks Vote in Favor of Continuing the Erdoğan Era

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The political landscape in Türkiye has changed since the 2010s, setting the stage for the elections in 2023. The Nation Alliance and the People's...

Potential Alternatives in the Changing World Order

Potential Alternatives in the Changing World Order

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Discussions on monopolar and multipolar world order started after the Cold War. World order may generally categorize global norms that support...

A Comparative Analysis of Turkish Foreign Policy on the Azerbaijan-Armenia

A Comparative Analysis of Turkish Foreign Policy on the Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflicts (1988-2020)

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With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the relative stability that prevailed in the Caucasus region during the Cold War period dissolved into...

Western Perception and Media Coverage of Türkiye s Elections

Western Perception and Media Coverage of Türkiye’s Elections

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Media coverage of the recent elections in Türkiye, especially in the first round, has proven the profound distortion of image and misperception in...

NATO s Enlargement Policy and Türkiye s Position A Key

NATO’s Enlargement Policy and Türkiye’s Position: A Key NATO Ally

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NATO’s enlargement policy indicates the admission of new members with full membership status within the framework of mutual mandates and...

Is a New Opening Possible in Türkiye-EU Relations

Is a New Opening Possible in Türkiye-EU Relations?

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Türkiye’s positive relations with the European Union (EU) in the early 2000s and its enthusiasm for the membership process started to weaken after...

Is a New Opening Possible in Türkiye-EU Relations

Is a New Opening Possible in Türkiye-EU Relations?

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Türkiye’s positive relations with the European Union (EU) in the early 2000s and its enthusiasm for the membership process started to weaken after...

Everyday Boundaries Borders and Post-Conflict Societies

Everyday Boundaries, Borders, and Post-Conflict Societies

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Throughout the book, Summa demonstrates a healthy contrarian streak. She tries to make a less ‘statist’ and territorialized analysis....

Endless EU Facilitated - Mediated Dialogue Between Kosovo and Serbia

Endless EU Facilitated - Mediated Dialogue Between Kosovo and Serbia

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The dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia facilitated and mediated by the EU and strong U.S. support is a critical part of sustainable peace,...

Endless EU Facilitated - Mediated Dialogue Between Kosovo and Serbia

Endless EU Facilitated - Mediated Dialogue Between Kosovo and Serbia

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The dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia facilitated and mediated by the EU and strong U.S. support is a critical part of sustainable peace,...

Key Issues in Turkish Politics Before the 2023 Elections

Key Issues in Turkish Politics Before the 2023 Elections

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In 2023, Türkiye will celebrate the centennial of the establishment of the republic and will also hold a crucial election. The 2023 elections are...

Governmental System Discussions Ahead of the 2023 Elections Why the

Governmental System Discussions Ahead of the 2023 Elections: Why the Nation Alliance’s Proposal for Semi-Presidentialism is not a Viable Option

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Ahead of the 2023 elections, one of the top items on Türkiye’s political agenda will relate to the different systems of government that various...

Imperial Resilience The Great War s End Ottoman Longevity and

Imperial Resilience: The Great War’s End, Ottoman Longevity, and Incidental Nations

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One of the ultimate matters the book makes the reader reconsider is that one cannot think of the Anatolian independence struggle independently of...

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