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

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

The Sources of Russia s Great Power Politics Ukraine and
The Sources of Russia’s Great Power Politics: Ukraine and the Challenge to the European Order

Overall, the book contains significant information and analysis regarding the Russia’s seizure of Crimea and hybrid war in...

Saturday, November 28, 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

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

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


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