Insight Turkey
Insight Turkey
Challenging ideas
On Turkish politics and International affairs

The United States-Backed Containment of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean
The United States-Backed Containment of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean

International competition over natural gas and oil has been escalating in the Eastern Mediterranean in recent years, and...

Friday, July 3, 2020

Editor's Note Fall 2020
Editor's Note | Fall 2020

This issue of Insight Turkey focuses on underscoring both promises of internal reconstruction and challenges fueled by...

Friday, November 27, 2020

The UAE s Disruptive Policy in Libya
The UAE’s Disruptive Policy in Libya

In the last decade, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has emerged as a leading counter-revolutionary force in the Middle...

Friday, November 27, 2020

The Protracted Civil War in Libya The Role of Outside
The Protracted Civil War in Libya: The Role of Outside Powers

The collapse of the Muammar Qaddafi regime was ostensibly the prelude to a democratic Libya. The 2012 election elicited...

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Sinai Egypt s Linchpin Gaza s Lifeline Israel s Nightmare
Sinai: Egypt’s Linchpin, Gaza’s Lifeline, Israel’s Nightmare

The Sinai Peninsula has for years witnessed intense political and military clashes, and rebellions and even politically...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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

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

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Strange Bedfellows Why France s Emmanuel Macron and His Autocratic
Strange Bedfellows: Why France’s Emmanuel Macron and His Autocratic Friends Are Attempting to Impose Another Strongman in the MENA Region

France has lately edged ever closer to a number of autocracies in Africa and the Middle East. Notably, in the name of...

Thursday, November 26, 2020

It s a Family Affair Religion Geopolitics and the Rise
It’s a Family Affair: Religion, Geopolitics and the Rise of Mohammed bin Salman

Over the past year, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has experienced a period of rapid transformation under the direction of a...

Sunday, April 1, 2018

State of Emergency Travels in a Troubled World
State of Emergency: Travels in a Troubled World

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

Friday, December 13, 2019

Egypt
Egypt

The events that preceded and followed the downfall of then octogenarian Hosni Mubarak in February 2011 are tackled by...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The Changing Security Dynamics of the Persian Gulf
The Changing Security Dynamics of the Persian Gulf

In 2011, the world observed a massive political uprising in the Middle East and North African (MENA) states. An invisible...

Monday, September 16, 2019


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