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The Evolutionary Feature of Turkey s Soft Power in the
The Evolutionary Feature of Turkey’s Soft Power in the Middle East, 2011-2020

Today, soft power plays an important role in advancing states’ foreign policy goals. As one of the world’s emerging...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Turkey s Foreign Policy Narratives Implications of Global Power Shifts
Turkey’s Foreign Policy Narratives: Implications of Global Power Shifts

The book is addressed to anyone interested and working in International Relations, Middle East politics, Turkish history,...

Friday, October 6, 2023

The Turkey-Africa Bromance Key Drivers Agency and Prospects
The Turkey-Africa Bromance: Key Drivers, Agency, and Prospects

Turkish-African relations have consistently exhibited strong growth since Ankara declared 2005 as ‘the year of Africa.’...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Turkey in the UN Security Council Its Election and Performance
Turkey in the UN Security Council: Its Election and Performance

Turkey successfully gained provisional membership of the United Nations Security Council by receiving support from 151...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Muslim Democratic Parties in Turkey Egypt and Morocco An Economic
Muslim Democratic Parties in Turkey, Egypt, and Morocco: An Economic Explanation

The recent emergence of Muslim democratic parties such as AKP in Turkey and PJD in Morocco draws attention to the...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Mapping the Pathways Public Perception and Kurdish Question
Mapping the Pathways: Public Perception and Kurdish Question

The Kurdish initiative announced by the governing Justice and Development Party has increased the discussions on the...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

The Kurdish Question The Reasons and Fortunes of the Opening
The Kurdish Question: The Reasons and Fortunes of the ‘Opening’

This commentary reflects on the Turkish government’s recent ‘opening’ to address the Kurdish problem and the domestic,...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

The Emergence of the Government s Perspective on the Kurdish
The Emergence of the ‘Government’s Perspective on the Kurdish Issue

The AK Party’s chronic ‘political insecurity’ may have passed a threshold as the ruling party resurfaces as an actor...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

AK Party s Foreign Policy Is Turkey Turning Away from
AK Party’s Foreign Policy: Is Turkey Turning Away from the West?

This article agrees that there is a transformation in Turkish foreign policy. It suggests that the changes in foreign...

Friday, January 1, 2010

Secularism and State Policies towards Religion The United States France
Secularism and State Policies towards Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey

The relationship between the state and religion, or the question of secularism, has always been one of the most hotly...

Friday, January 1, 2010


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