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

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

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

Strange Bedfellows Why France s Emmanuel Macron and His Autocratic
Strange Bedfellows: Why France’s Emmanuel Macron and His Autocratic Friends Are Attempting to Impose Another Strongman in the MENA Region

France has lately edged ever closer to a number of autocracies in Africa and the Middle East. Notably, in the name of...

Thursday, November 26, 2020

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

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

Traditional Rivalry or Regional Design in the Middle East
Traditional Rivalry or Regional Design in the Middle East?

The repercussions of the Arab Spring and new polarization between Iran, Israel and the Gulf States means the Middle East...

Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Changing Security Dynamics of the Persian Gulf
The Changing Security Dynamics of the Persian Gulf

In 2011, the world observed a massive political uprising in the Middle East and North African (MENA) states. An invisible...

Monday, September 16, 2019

Editor's Note Spring 2018
Editor's Note | Spring 2018

The Gulf is a sub-region consisting of Saudi Arabia and five small states, namely Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, the United Arab...

Sunday, April 1, 2018


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