Insight Turkey
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Between a Rock and a Hard Place How to Make
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: How to Make Sense of Turkey’s S-400 Choice?*

With the wrap-up of the S-400 deal with Russia in December 2017, critics argue that Turkey is caught between a rock and a...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Rise of the BRICS in Africa The Geopolitics of
The Rise of the BRICS in Africa: The Geopolitics of South-South Relations

The notable rising of a select group of developing countries paves the way for new multilateral structures in global...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Roots of Security Narratives on Islam in Russia Tatar
The Roots of Security Narratives on Islam in Russia: Tatar Yoke, Official Religious Institutions and the Western Influence

This work examines Russia’s security narratives on Islam. Using a social constructivist framework and employing...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

U S -Russian Relations in the Trump Era
U.S.-Russian Relations in the Trump Era

Donald J. Trump’s rhetorical shift from ‘leadership’ to ‘greatness’ made possible some sort of rapprochement between the...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Editor's Note Fall 2017
Editor's Note | Fall 2017

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, it took a while for Russia to recover from an existential crisis. As one of the...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Russia-Europe Relations in Historical Perspective Investigating the Role of Ukraine
Russia-Europe Relations in Historical Perspective: Investigating the Role of Ukraine

There seems to be a consensus within both Russian and European analytic communities as to the ultimate reason behind the...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Start Small and Think Big to Rebuild the U S
Start Small and Think Big to Rebuild the U.S.-Turkey Relationship

The U.S.-Turkey bilateral relationship has been key to the success of NATO and the transatlantic community. However, due...

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Russia s Gas Price Discount for Bulgaria The Problem of
Russia’s Gas Price Discount for Bulgaria: The Problem of Imperial Economic Projects

For a long time Moscow regarded gas line as the source of increasing revenue and the way to project its global influence....

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Editor's Note Spring 2019
Editor's Note | Spring 2019

This issue of Insight Turkey aims at analyzing the above mentioned issues and provide to its readers a general framework...

Friday, May 31, 2019

Guest Editor's Note Winter 2019
Guest Editor's Note | Winter 2019

Africa has often been the focus of contradictory attention that has oscillated between the labels of a physical obstacle...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

PANEL Debating Russia's Assertive Foreign Policy
PANEL | Debating Russia's Assertive Foreign Policy

After the publication of its special issue “Reclaiming the Region: Russia, the West, and the Middle East,” Insight Turkey...

Thursday, February 1, 2018


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