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Mapping the Potential of the Strategic Partnerships between Indonesia and

Mapping the Potential of the Strategic Partnerships between Indonesia and Türkiye: Challenges and Opportunities

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Using Nadkarni’s theoretical framework, this study argues that Türkiye has been unable to raise its relations with Indonesia to the level of...

Bahraini-Turkish Relations A Strategic Role Adaptation of Manama

Bahraini-Turkish Relations: A Strategic Role Adaptation of Manama

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Turkish-Bahraini bilateral ties provide a fertile ground for a comprehensive set of discussions on regional affairs, yet it is an understudied...

Recent Miracle in the Turkish Vocational Education and Training System

Recent Miracle in the Turkish Vocational Education and Training System

Commentaries

This commentary examines the transformation of vocational education in Türkiye, addressing its challenges, innovations, and impacts. Türkiye’s...

The Intersection between Diplomatic Security and Cooperation South Korea s

The Intersection between Diplomatic Security and Cooperation: South Korea’s Veteran Diplomacy toward Türkiye

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The article attempts to probe veteran diplomacy with the case of Türkiye and adopts its meaning from the distinct historical case of the Korean...

Toward Building a Deeper Relationship between Türkiye and Japan for

Toward Building a Deeper Relationship between Türkiye and Japan for the Next 100 Years

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The year 2024 marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Türkiye and Japan. The Republic of...

Türkiye-India Relations in the 21st Century Progress Challenges and Prospects

Türkiye-India Relations in the 21st Century: Progress, Challenges, and Prospects

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This study analyzes the multifaceted dynamics of Türkiye-India relations from 2000 to 2023, exploring their bilateral interactions across...

Asia Anew Initiative Main Aspects of Türkiye s Asia Opening

Asia Anew Initiative: Main Aspects of Türkiye’s Asia Opening

Commentaries

The center of gravity in the world has shifted from the Atlantic to Asia over the last decade. The Asian continent has emerged as the geopolitical...

Turkey-Russia Relations in the Twenty-First Century Cooperation and Competition amid

Turkey-Russia Relations in the Twenty-First Century: Cooperation and Competition amid Systemic Turbulence

Book Reviews

The book is an important reference for any researcher looking into the relations between Türkiye and Russia, and also to understand both countries’...

A Founding Role in Türkiye s Africa Policy The Action

A Founding Role in Türkiye’s Africa Policy: The Action Plan for Opening to Africa

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In direct proportion to the development of Türkiye’s relations with Africa, the number of studies on bilateral relations is also increasing....

Right-Wing Populist Discourse in the European Parliament on Turkish Foreign

Right-Wing Populist Discourse in the European Parliament on Turkish Foreign Policy

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Right-wing populism is on the rise all over the world and has led to profound effects and changes in the international system. The European...

A Century of Türkiye-Europe Relations Europe s Diminishing Role

A Century of Türkiye-Europe Relations: Europe’s Diminishing Role

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This article analyzes the major developments and general trends in Türkiye-Europe relations over the last century to make the main argument that...

From Geopolitical Anxiety to Assertive Stance The Historical Construction and

From Geopolitical Anxiety to Assertive Stance: The Historical Construction and Transformation of Turkish Naval Strategy

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This article traces the evolution of Türkiye’s naval strategy from a defensive coastal-based concept to an assertive one within a broader...

The Century of Türkiye A New Foreign Policy Vision for

The Century of Türkiye: A New Foreign Policy Vision for Building the Türkiye Axis

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On the centenary of the Turkish Republic, President Erdoğan, who has been ruling Türkiye for the last two decades, has announced a new perspective...

Italian-Turkish Relations Before and After the War in Ukraine From

Italian-Turkish Relations Before and After the War in Ukraine: From NATO Membership to Food Diplomacy

Commentaries

This paper explores Italy-Türkiye relations and food diplomacy’s role in shaping international relations, drawing parallels between Harry S....

Türkiye-Africa Relations A Case Study of Somalia Nigeria and Libya

Türkiye-Africa Relations: A Case Study of Somalia, Nigeria and Libya from Humanitarian and Security Perspectives

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This paper explores Türkiye’s relations with Africa, focusing on Somalia, Nigeria and Libya from both humanitarian and security perspectives. To do...

Post-Ottoman Legacy in the Middle East A Compendium of 100

Post-Ottoman Legacy in the Middle East: A Compendium of 100 Years of Turkish Foreign Policy

Commentaries

The dissolution of the Ottoman Empire set the stage for Türkiye’s evolving foreign policy in the Middle East, a region deeply intertwined with its...

Re-Defining Türkiye s International Relations Two Decades of 360

Re-Defining Türkiye’s International Relations: Two Decades of 360° Foreign Policies

Commentaries

Analyzing modern Türkiye’s foreign policy is the perfect case study of how, over time, a nation-state can completely restructure its approach to...

Water Resources of Turkey

Water Resources of Turkey

Book Reviews

This publication is suitable for all members of the country’s water communities, including authorities, institutions, water users, academics, and...

Turks Vote in Favor of Continuing the Erdoğan Era

Turks Vote in Favor of Continuing the Erdoğan Era

Commentaries

The political landscape in Türkiye has changed since the 2010s, setting the stage for the elections in 2023. The Nation Alliance and the People's...

Insights into Türkiye s Technology Development Journey

Insights into Türkiye’s Technology Development Journey

Commentaries

Türkiye, an emerging economy, has been attempting to improve its socioeconomic strength through the promotion of research and development (R&D),...

Truth Is a Human Right Türkiye s Stance on the

Truth Is a Human Right: Türkiye’s Stance on the Fight against Disinformation

Commentaries

We are experiencing the rise of unprecedented opportunities as a result of the digital revolution, but regrettably this has also been accompanied...

Türkiye s Water Security Policy Energy Agriculture and Transboundary Issues

Türkiye’s Water Security Policy: Energy, Agriculture, and Transboundary Issues

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Water security refers to the availability of adequate quantities and qualities of water for societal needs and resilient ecosystems in the context...

Exploring the Traits of a Grand Strategy for Turkey Resilience

Exploring the Traits of a Grand Strategy for Turkey: Resilience, Protean Power, and Connectography

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The international system is experiencing profound changes and has taken on an uncertain character as a result. The concept of strategy and its...

The Role of Turkish Drones in Azerbaijan s Increasing Military

The Role of Turkish Drones in Azerbaijan’s Increasing Military Effectiveness: An Assessment of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War

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This study focuses on Turkey as a rising drone power in the international arena in recent years. In this context, the article will scrutinize the...

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