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Veil and Burqa in the French Public Sphere A Feminist
Veil and Burqa in the French Public Sphere: A Feminist Analysis

The visibility of women and their freedoms in the French public sphere is envisaged in this article on the basis of...

Friday, June 18, 2021

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

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

Friday, June 18, 2021

Root Causes of the Eastern Mediterranean Dispute Approaches of the
Root Causes of the Eastern Mediterranean Dispute: Approaches of the Main Actors

The Eastern Mediterranean region is said to host five percent of the world’s known natural gas reserves. That stimulates...

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Editor's Note Winter 2021
Editor's Note | Winter 2021

While the importance of the region certainly is going to increase in the following years as more regional and global...

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Turkey s Libya Policy Achievements and Challenges
Turkey’s Libya Policy: Achievements and Challenges

Libya has been witnessing a long and destructive civil war since the fall of Qaddafi in 2011. While countries like the...

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Deciphering France s Mediterranean and Foreign Policy against Turkey
Deciphering France’s Mediterranean and Foreign Policy against Turkey

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

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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

Social Media and Fake News in the Post-Truth Era The
Social Media and Fake News in the Post-Truth Era: The Manipulation of Politics in the Election Process*

This article focuses on how virtual social networks affect socio-political life. The main theme of the article is how...

Saturday, July 4, 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


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