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Insight Turkey > Issues | Turkey-U.S. Relations in Troubled Times - Spring 2020 / Volume 22, Number 2

Turkey-U.S. Relations in Troubled Times



Editor's Notes


Editor's Note | Spring 2020
This issue of Insight Turkey aims to present the current situation of the Turkish-American relations and to provide to its readers with a general framework of important events and developments in Turkey and its surrounding regions. We hope that this issue contributes to a better understanding of these crucial issues. 


Commentaries


Turkey’s Position in the Libyan Crisis
This paper discusses Turkey’s relations with Libya, especially after the latest ground-breaking...

The Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery: U.S.-Turkey Commercial Ties that Bind
This paper examines the commercial opportunities that will endure in key sectors for the United...

Russia’s Gas Price Discount for Bulgaria: The Problem of Imperial Economic Projects
For a long time Moscow regarded gas line as the source of increasing revenue and the way to...

U.S.-Turkey Relations Endure Despite Crises
The U.S.-Turkey relationship has been tested through some of the most serious crises in recent...

Start Small and Think Big to Rebuild the U.S.-Turkey Relationship
The U.S.-Turkey bilateral relationship has been key to the success of NATO and the transatlantic...


Articles


Reinventing Hybridity in a Globalized Context: The Case of Turkish Soap Operas and Their Reception in Morocco
This article aims to examine Turkish soap operas as a multi-faceted phenomenon that, as a product...

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...

Post-Orientalism and Geopolitics: Three Debates that Inform Islam and U.S. Foreign Policy
This article argues that a post-orientalist discourse has emerged over the past few decades to...

The Future of Global Great Power Competition after the Coronavirus
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the domestic and foreign policy agendas of all countries have been...

Calling for a Reset in Turkish-American Relations in the post-COVID International Order
Analysts emphasize that nothing will be the same after the pandemic and refer to the ‘new normal’...

The United States-Backed Containment of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean
International competition over natural gas and oil has been escalating in the Eastern...


Review Article


The Persian Gulf Dilemma: United in the West, Divided in the Gulf
Since the beginning of the 20th century, Western influence in the Persian Gulf has continued to expand; this process has also exposed several challenges from rivals of the United States. The pace of economic development for the oil-rich Gulf States has highlighted divergences in terms of regional politics, as Saudi Arabia’s economic leap provided a platform to claim regional leadership.


Book Reviews


Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East
The nexus among sports and politics has gained strength during recent decades. Because the Middle...

Islam Beyond Borders: The Umma in World Politics
With different meanings attached and without an overarching formal institution, the umma has...

Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash that Shaped the Middle East
It is the historical roots of the clash between the Islamists and the nationalists in Egypt, that...

Party Politics in the Western Balkans
Party Politics in the Western Balkans is a volume of articles edited by Vera Stojarová and Peter...

The Theory of War and Peace: The Geophilosophy of Europe
A professor in the Department of Philosophy, Oleg Bazaluk focuses on war and peace in his book...

Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict: Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia
Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict, by Aisling Lyon, offers an analysis of...

From Empire to Republic: The Role of American Missionaries in US-Ottoman Empire Relations and Their Educational Legacy
Hacer Bahar’s From Empire to Republic has important insights about one of the most important...

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations
Turkey and Transatlantic Relations, edited by Aylin Ünver Noi and Sasha Toperich, focuses on...


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