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 Turkey’s Foreign Policy 
Turkey the U S Russia and the Syrian Civil War
Turkey, the U.S., Russia, and the Syrian Civil War

This commentary provides an analysis of the Turkey’s relations with the U.S. and Russia in the context of the Syrian civil...

Friday, December 13, 2019

Trials of Europeanization Turkish Political Culture and the European Union
Trials of Europeanization: Turkish Political Culture and the European Union

Turkey’s modernization and Westernization process, which started with ‘Tanzimat’ in 1839 with an overt ambition during the...

Monday, September 16, 2019

TİKA s Soft Power Nation Branding in Turkish Foreign Policy
TİKA’s Soft Power: Nation Branding in Turkish Foreign Policy

Over the past fifteen years, nation branding has become a popular subject of study, and a formative enterprise in the...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Rethinking Turkey-Iraq Relations The Dilemma of Partial Cooperation
Rethinking Turkey-Iraq Relations: The Dilemma of Partial Cooperation

In Rethinking Turkey-Iraq Relations, Kumral explores the Saadabad Pact of 1937, the defense pact of 1955, the fall of the...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A Three-level Analysis of Turkey s Crisis with the U
A Three-level Analysis of Turkey’s Crisis with the U.S.-led Order

Starting in 2013, Turkish-American relations have been undergoing one of the deepest and most alarming crises since the...

Friday, December 13, 2019

Editor's Note Summer 2009
Editor's Note | Summer 2009

The Turkish political scene did not witness a profound change with the local elections of March 2009. The ruling Justice...

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Harmonizing Foreign Policy Turkey the European Union and the Middle
Harmonizing Foreign Policy: Turkey, the European Union and the Middle East

Various scholars have analyzed Turkey’s foreign policy in the post-Cold War era from different angles. The changes in...

Thursday, April 1, 2010


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