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The Changing Contours of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman and

The Changing Contours of Saudi Arabia: Mohammed bin Salman and the Paradox of Saudi Reforms

Review Article

This review article aims to provide broader nuances about Saudi Arabia amid the rapid developments taking place in the Middle East in general and...

Questioning the Compass of the Western Media Early Perceptions of

Questioning the Compass of the Western Media: Early Perceptions of the July 15 Coup Attempt in Turkey

Articles

This study investigates how the western media reacted immediately after the July 15, 2016 coup attempt in Turkey. To this end, 91 news reports and...

The False Promise of Liberal Order Nostalgia Delusion and the

The False Promise of Liberal Order: Nostalgia, Delusion and the Rise of Trump

Book Reviews

The False Promise of Liberal Order is an enjoyable read for those looking for realist’s work with simple and parsimonious language and structure,...

Contemporary Experiences of Islamophobia in Today s United Kingdom Findings

Contemporary Experiences of Islamophobia in Today’s United Kingdom: Findings from Ten Small-Scale Studies

Articles

In today’s the United Kingdom, Islamophobia is as contested as it is real. Challenging this contestation, this article presents findings from ten...

For a New Alterity of Islam in European Perspective

For a New Alterity of Islam in European Perspective

Articles

The depiction of Islam and Muslims in Europe has, in general, been dominated by an ‘Othering’ in which they are considered inherently different,...

Modern Muslims Online Struggle Countering Islamophobia One Tweet at a

Modern Muslims’ Online Struggle: Countering Islamophobia One Tweet at a Time

Commentaries

This commentary sheds light on some of the most creative online campaigns which have been launched to counter Islamophobia and overcome the...

Editor's Note Spring 2021

Editor's Note | Spring 2021

Editor's Notes

At a time when anti-Islam activities are resurging and the Muslim voices are kept down, this issue of Insight Turkey aims to present and to provide...

Trump s Coup and Insurrection Biden s Challenge and Opportunity

Trump’s Coup and Insurrection: Biden’s Challenge and Opportunity

Commentaries

President Donald Trump’s attempted coup and insurrection’s political effects are set to continue in the future because the enabling conditions have...

What Biden May Bring to the Eastern Mediterranean Region

What Biden May Bring to the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Commentaries

This paper aims to forecast the route that Joe Biden, will take in his foreign policy toward the Eastern Mediterranean, by trying to analyze the...

Editor's Note Winter 2021

Editor's Note | Winter 2021

Editor's Notes

While the importance of the region certainly is going to increase in the following years as more regional and global actors will be included in the...

Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe In Them

Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe In Them

Book Reviews

This volume will be of interest to a broad range of readers who are interested in the phenomenon of conspiracy theories as well as how experts are...

The End of Europe Dictators Demagogues and the Coming Dark

The End of Europe:Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age

Book Reviews

The End of Europe provides the reader with a comprehensive summary of several crises Europe faces today from democratic backsliding to widespread...

Guest Editor's Note Summer 2020

Guest Editor's Note | Summer 2020

Editor's Notes

Through a wide range of articles and commentaries, this issue aims to bring to its readers a comprehensive framework on the transformation of...

The Global Transformation History Modernity and the Making of International

The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations

Book Reviews

In The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations, Barry Buzan and George Lawson argue that the basic...

From Empire to Republic The Role of American Missionaries in

From Empire to Republic: The Role of American Missionaries in US-Ottoman Empire Relations and Their Educational Legacy

Book Reviews

Hacer Bahar’s From Empire to Republic has important insights about one of the most important pillars of Turkey-U.S. relations: American...

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations

Book Reviews

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations, edited by Aylin Ünver Noi and Sasha Toperich, focuses on Turkey’s transatlantic relations through the...

The Persian Gulf Dilemma United in the West Divided in

The Persian Gulf Dilemma: United in the West, Divided in the Gulf

Review Article

Since the beginning of the 20th century, Western influence in the Persian Gulf has continued to expand; this process has also exposed several...

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*

Articles

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

Editor's Note Spring 2020

Editor's Note | Spring 2020

Editor's Notes

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...

The Future of Global Great Power Competition after the Coronavirus

The Future of Global Great Power Competition after the Coronavirus

Articles

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the domestic and foreign policy agendas of all countries have been turned upside down. The pandemic has brought new...

Calling for a Reset in Turkish-American Relations in the post-COVID

Calling for a Reset in Turkish-American Relations in the post-COVID International Order

Articles

Analysts emphasize that nothing will be the same after the pandemic and refer to the ‘new normal’ that is likely to prevail everywhere in the...

Post-Orientalism and Geopolitics Three Debates that Inform Islam and U

Post-Orientalism and Geopolitics: Three Debates that Inform Islam and U.S. Foreign Policy

Articles

This article argues that a post-orientalist discourse has emerged over the past few decades to challenge the dominance of orientalism on Western...

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

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

Articles

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

Turkey s Position in the Libyan Crisis

Turkey’s Position in the Libyan Crisis

Commentaries

This paper discusses Turkey’s relations with Libya, especially after the latest ground-breaking and rapid developments that took place in Libya...

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