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The Russian Military Intervention in Syria

The Russian Military Intervention in Syria

Book Reviews

The book is an important study as it deals with how international peace and security cannot be achieved since states act in their own interests....

Humanitarian and Military Intervention in Libya and Syria Parliamentary Debate

Humanitarian and Military Intervention in Libya and Syria: Parliamentary Debate and Policy Failure

Book Reviews

The book sheds light on the political, strategic, and historical factors shaping the international response to interventions. Thus, it clearly...

Iran Revolution and Proxy Wars

Iran, Revolution, and Proxy Wars

Book Reviews

The book could be enriched further if a few additional points had been addressed. While the book focuses on asymmetrical warfare strategy and proxy...

Integration Dynamics The Case of Iraqi Refugees in Syria

Integration Dynamics: The Case of Iraqi Refugees in Syria

Articles

Civil wars, foreign interventions, and political instability in the Middle East have caused a mass refugee influx since the end of the Cold War....

Syrian Women in the Turkish Labor Market Understanding Their Labor

Syrian Women in the Turkish Labor Market: Understanding Their Labor Supply Behavior

Articles

This study explores the various dynamics that Syrian women under temporary protection in Türkiye encounter in the labor market. By conducting a...

Israel and the Syrian Crisis Ardent Desire and Restrain Risk

Israel and the Syrian Crisis: Ardent Desire and Restrain Risk

Articles

This article addresses the strategic Israeli attitude concerning the Syrian crisis, linking the historical conceptualisation of Syria and its role...

Different Perspectives on the Syrian Crisis

Different Perspectives on the Syrian Crisis

Review Article

As we observe and reflect on the humanitarian catastrophe caused by the Syrian civil war, the literature helps us make sense of the past, present,...

Syria and the Neutrality Trap Dilemmas of Delivering Humanitarian Aid

Syria and the Neutrality Trap: Dilemmas of Delivering Humanitarian Aid through Violent Regimes

Book Reviews

The book can be very beneficial for those who study international relations and international law or who work in these fields both as an...

Demystifying Qatar s Pro-Revolution Monarchy Old Rivalries New Geopolitical Motives

Demystifying Qatar’s Pro-Revolution Monarchy: Old Rivalries, New Geopolitical Motives

Articles

Unlike other Arab monarchies, Qatar has embraced a supportive position toward the Arab revolutions since the moment they broke out in late 2010. In...

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...

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean The Future of Regional

Key Challenges Facing the Eastern Mediterranean: The Future of Regional Energy Development

Articles

This article provides a critical overview of the key commercial, technical, legal, and political challenges the Eastern Mediterranean region faces...

Leading Protests in the Digital Age Youth Activism in Egypt

Leading Protests in the Digital Age:Youth Activism in Egypt and Syria

Book Reviews

This study seeks answers to how protests are managed in the digital age by comparing youth activism in Egypt and Syria.

Shooting a Revolution Visual Media and Warfare in Syria

Shooting a Revolution: Visual Media and Warfare in Syria

Book Reviews

A researcher who wrote her thesis about television series (musalsalat in Arabic) aired in Syria, and unluckily faced the grim reality of the Syrian...

Global Responses to Conflict and Crisis in Syria and Yemen

Global Responses to Conflict and Crisis in Syria and Yemen

Book Reviews

Global Responses to Conflict and Crisis in Syria and Yemen focuses on the humanitarian crises and international intervention in the conflicts in...

The War for Syria Regional and International Dimensions of the

The War for Syria: Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising

Book Reviews

The civil war in Syria, now ongoing for 10 years, does not appear to be ending soon given the continuing conflicts among the domestic and global...

Turkey s Burgeoning Defense Technological and Industrial Base and Expeditionary

Turkey’s Burgeoning Defense Technological and Industrial Base and Expeditionary Military Policy

Articles

As the incumbent Turkish administration strives to pursue more aspiring goals in foreign affairs, Turkeys military policy is fast developing in...

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

Commentaries

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

Turkey s Military and Defense Policies

Turkey’s Military and Defense Policies

Commentaries

In the post-9/11 era and now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meaning of security and the means of ensuring it have radically changed. As...

Islam Beyond Borders The Umma in World Politics

Islam Beyond Borders: The Umma in World Politics

Book Reviews

With different meanings attached and without an overarching formal institution, the umma has nevertheless maintained strong symbolic, normative and...

Editor's Note Spring 2020

Editor's Note | Spring 2020

Editor's Notes

This issue of Insight Turkey aims to present the current situation of the Turkish-American relations and to provide to its readers with a general...

U S -Turkey Relations Endure Despite Crises

U.S.-Turkey Relations Endure Despite Crises

Commentaries

The U.S.-Turkey relationship has been tested through some of the most serious crises in recent years. The continuing strength of the relationship,...

Yemen in the International Security Agenda The Context of Tribalism

Yemen in the International Security Agenda: The Context of Tribalism, Sectarianism, and Intervention

Review Article

Yemen’s socio-political structure has a close connection with the tribes. Unlike the central and southern parts of the country, Yemen’s extreme...

State of Emergency Travels in a Troubled World

State of Emergency: Travels in a Troubled World

Book Reviews

The prologue of Navid Kermani’s travelogue describes an eclectic teahouse in Cairo, and what follows is, indeed, an eclectic collection of writings...

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