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Between a Rock and a Hard Place How to Make
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: How to Make Sense of Turkey’s S-400 Choice?*

With the wrap-up of the S-400 deal with Russia in December 2017, critics argue that Turkey is caught between a rock and a...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Fracking Debate The Risks Benefits and Uncertainties of the
The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution

For decades, energy, especially oil, has been the weak spot of the United States. This indispensable economic resource has...

Monday, September 16, 2019

Israelis Palestinians and Americans More Politics Please Less Process
Israelis, Palestinians, and Americans: More Politics, Please, Less Process

In this commmentary, it is emphasized that it has been years, perhaps decades, since the success of negotiations between...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Social Media and Fake News in the Post-Truth Era The
Social Media and Fake News in the Post-Truth Era: The Manipulation of Politics in the Election Process

This article focuses on how virtual social networks affect socio-political life. The main theme of the article is how...

Saturday, July 4, 2020

The United States-Backed Containment of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean
The United States-Backed Containment of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean

International competition over natural gas and oil has been escalating in the Eastern Mediterranean in recent years, and...

Friday, July 3, 2020

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


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