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Lessons and Legacies of the Blockade of Qatar
Lessons and Legacies of the Blockade of Qatar

The diplomatic and economic blockade of Qatar launched on June 5, 2017 has gravely weakened the Gulf Cooperation Council...

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Turkey s Leadership in the Jerusalem Crisis
Turkey’s Leadership in the Jerusalem Crisis

This commentary analyzes the factors behind Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move...

Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Gulf Crisis The U S Factor
The Gulf Crisis: The U.S. Factor

The election of the U.S. President Donald Trump played a key role in reigniting the Gulf crisis. The blockading quartet...

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Determinants of Turkish-American Relations and Prospects for the Future
Determinants of Turkish-American Relations and Prospects for the Future

This article analyzes the fluctuating course of the Turkey-U.S. relationship with a special focus on Barack Hussein...

Sunday, January 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