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Theorizing the Transformation of Turkish Foreign Policy
Theorizing the Transformation of Turkish Foreign Policy

The transformation of Turkish foreign policy has become a closely followed subject, fueling important debates on the...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Turkey s Humanitarian Diplomacy and Development Cooperation
Turkey’s Humanitarian Diplomacy and Development Cooperation

During the last decade international development assistance became an indispensable aspect of Turkish foreign policy....

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Editor's Note Winter 2014
Editor's Note | Winter 2014

The end of the Cold War ushered in a new era, leading to the transformation of the international system and shifting the...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Filistin Politikamız Camp David den Mavi Marmara ya
Filistin Politikamız: Camp David’den Mavi Marmara’ya

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is presumably the most problematic and persistent theme in Middle Eastern politics. Thus,...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Impact of the New Zero Problems Policy and the
The Impact of the “New” Zero Problems Policy and the Arab Spring on the Relations between Turkey and Lebanese Factions

As the Arab Spring unfolds, a new power configuration is emerging in the Middle East. Turkey is at the center of the new...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Institutional Change in Turkey The Impact of European Union Reforms
Institutional Change in Turkey The Impact of European Union Reforms on Human Rights and Policing

A researcher interested in Turkish foreign policy and domestic politics, I was very captivated with the book’s title as it...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Introducing the FPC-TR Dataset Dimensions of AK Party Foreign Policy
Introducing the FPC-TR Dataset: Dimensions of AK Party Foreign Policy

This paper presents the Foreign Policy Circumplex (FPC) coding framework and the (FPC-TR) to identify aspects of Turkish...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Civilizational Discourse the Alliance of Civilizations and Turkish Foreign Policy
Civilizational Discourse, the ‘Alliance of Civilizations’ and Turkish Foreign Policy

The main orientation of Turkish foreign policy has recently been described as Europeanization, Middle Easternization, or...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The Evolution of Turkey s Foreign Policy under the AK
The Evolution of Turkey’s Foreign Policy under the AK Party Government

This article aims to explain the evolution of Turkish foreign policy through the search for a foreign policy role concept....

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The New Era in Turkish Foreign Policy Critiques and Challenges
The New Era in Turkish Foreign Policy: Critiques and Challenges

This article examines the critiques directed at Turkish foreign policy during the AK Party administration. There are three...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Turkey s Energy Strategy Synchronizing Geopolitics and Foreign Policy with
Turkey’s Energy Strategy: Synchronizing Geopolitics and Foreign Policy with Energy Security

This article analyzes Turkey’s official energy strategy to indicate how it responds to actual challenges by striking a...

Wednesday, April 1, 2015


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