Insight Turkey
Insight Turkey
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World Politics
The Rise of Radical Liberal Discourse in Turkish Foreign Policy
The Rise of Radical Liberal Discourse in Turkish Foreign Policy

Change is a central concept in Turkish and global politics. It forms the basis of liberal ideology, alongside freedom,...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Civilizations in World Politics Plural and Pluralist Perspectives
Civilizations in World Politics: Plural and Pluralist Perspectives

The quest to incorporate non-material factors into international relations has continued apace into the twenty-first...

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Energy Security and Global Politics The Militarization of Resource Management
Energy Security and Global Politics: The Militarization of Resource Management

An increase in world’s energy needs coupled with a decrease in available resources has created a trend that will lead to...

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Towards a Truly Global IR Theory The Middle East and
Towards a Truly Global IR Theory?: The Middle East and the Upcoming Debate

In 2015, the philosopher Hamid Dabashi published a book with the provocative title, Can Non-Europeans Think?. Over its...

Friday, April 1, 2016

The Davutoğlu Era in Turkish Foreign Policy
The Davutoğlu Era in Turkish Foreign Policy

Ahmet Davutoğlu was appointed Turkish foreign minister on May 1, 2009. Chief advisor to the Turkish prime minister since...

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The Alliance of Civilizations The Poverty of the Clash Alliance
The Alliance of Civilizations: The Poverty of the Clash/Alliance Dichotomy?

The Alliance of Civilizations (AoC) initiative emerged from debates around the “clash of civilizations.” Based on this I...

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Prospect Theory and Foreign Policy Analysis in the Asia Pacific
Prospect Theory and Foreign Policy Analysis in the Asia Pacific Rational Leaders and Risky Behavior

Theory, or the principles that help one organise, understand and interpret facts in a better manner, is the central pillar...

Thursday, January 1, 2015


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