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

U S -Turkey Relations Endure Despite Crises
U.S.-Turkey Relations Endure Despite Crises

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

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Strategic Failure How President Obama s Drone Warfare Defense Cuts
Strategic Failure: How President Obama’s Drone Warfare, Defense Cuts, and Military Amateurism Have Imperiled America

Grand strategy is a blueprint that sets the path to foreign policy; more specifically, it reveals which foreign policy...

Monday, September 16, 2019

The Caliphate at War The Ideological Organizational and Military Innovations
The Caliphate at War: The Ideological, Organizational and Military Innovations of Islamic State

The main purpose of The Caliphate at War is to elucidate and explain the Islamic State in a comprehensive way.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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

Understanding the Department of State
Understanding the Department of State

At the very beginning of the book, Understanding the Department of State, it is clearly stated that Don Philpott, the...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Belt and Road Initiative and Middle Eastern Politics Challenges
The Belt and Road Initiative and Middle Eastern Politics: Challenges Ahead

Involving sixty countries, the Belt and Road Initiative sparked a global debate because of its potential economic and...

Monday, July 10, 2017

The Multiple Faces of Jabhat al-Nusra Jabhat Fath al-Sham in
The Multiple Faces of Jabhat al-Nusra/Jabhat Fath al-Sham in Syria’s Civil War

Jabhat al-Nusra has long been one of the most militarily effective armed actors against the Syrian Ba’thist regime and it...

Friday, April 1, 2016

ISIS A History
ISIS: A History

As of this writing in late February 2017, ISIS has lost much territory and financial capital since their peak a year or so...

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The State of Savagery ISIS in Syria
The State of Savagery: ISIS in Syria

What is the ontology of ISIS? Ulutaş takes this central question as the linchpin of his study in which he keeps a keen eye...

Saturday, October 1, 2016

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