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Calling for a Reset in Turkish-American Relations in the post-COVID
Calling for a Reset in Turkish-American Relations in the post-COVID International Order

Analysts emphasize that nothing will be the same after the pandemic and refer to the ‘new normal’ that is likely to...

Friday, July 3, 2020

Turkey s Position in the Libyan Crisis
Turkey’s Position in the Libyan Crisis

This paper discusses Turkey’s relations with Libya, especially after the latest ground-breaking and rapid developments...

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Turkey and Russia in Syria Testing the Extremes
Turkey and Russia in Syria: Testing the Extremes

The book’s originality owes much to Yükselen’s examination of the changing character of the Syrian War and its impacts on...

Monday, June 21, 2021

The Logic Beyond Lausanne A Geopolitical Perspective on the Congruence
The Logic Beyond Lausanne: A Geopolitical Perspective on the Congruence between Turkey’s New Hard Power and its Strategic Reorientation

Turkey’s new expeditionary capability, resting on enhanced naval capacity and new forward bases, is the logical result of...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Guest Editor's Note Summer 2020
Guest Editor's Note | Summer 2020

Through a wide range of articles and commentaries, this issue aims to bring to its readers a comprehensive framework on...

Wednesday, September 23, 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

Turkey s Role in the Reconstruction of Libya
Turkey’s Role in the Reconstruction of Libya

The relationship between Turkey and Libya is deeply rooted in common history and culture which provides strong foundations...

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Hybrid Political Order in Libya State Non-State and Armed Actors
Hybrid Political Order in Libya: State, Non-State, and Armed Actors

Libya, inspired by the February 17 revolution but devastated by post-revolt challenges, is struggling to build order, as...

Friday, November 27, 2020

Transformation of the Turkish Defense Industry The Story and Rationale
Transformation of the Turkish Defense Industry: The Story and Rationale of the Great Rise

Tracing the evolution of the Turkish defense industry through five major periods of development, this article draws...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Turkey s Military and Defense Policies
Turkey’s Military and Defense Policies

In the post-9/11 era and now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meaning of security and the means of ensuring it...

Monday, September 21, 2020

Conflicts in the Middle East Since 1945
Conflicts in the Middle East Since 1945

Conflicts in the Middle East Since 1945 outlines the key low and high intensity conflicts that occurred in the Middle East...

Monday, January 1, 2018

The Future of Turkey s Airpower The Fifth Generation Challenge
The Future of Turkey’s Airpower: The Fifth Generation Challenge

Rapid advances in technology enable incremental developments in the aerospace and defense sector, the most well-known...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


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