June 27, 2017

Turkey Tightrope Walking in the Gulf Region: Another Embarrassing Fall?

The ongoing crisis in the Gulf Region between the Saudi-led trio and Qatar that came in the wake of Donald Trump’s ‘orb diplomacy’ has presented yet […]
May 4, 2017

Post-Referendum Turkey: Prognostics

The denouement of the Turkish referendum melodrama, which has seen the ruling party’s proposal to change the country’s political system from parliamentary to presidential approved by […]
April 10, 2017

Turkish Foreign Policy Under the AKP Rule: The Limited Role of Turkey in Lebanon

ABSTRACT During the last decade, Turkish foreign policy exhibited a heightened interest in the Middle East thereby inaugurating a sharp departure from a long foreign policy […]
January 25, 2017

Reviving the Ottoman Language: a Complicated “Religious” Mission

The ascendency of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) to power in the early 2000’s has ushered in seismic shifts in Turkish economic, political, cultural and […]
December 9, 2016

The Supreme Mind, Genies and the Dollar Bill: Turkey and Conspiracy Theories

The proclivity for conspiracy theories in the Middle East is universal. A cursory survey of any average media outlet presents a legion of examples of automatic […]
October 4, 2016

Turkey and Russia: An Alliance or a Gimmick?

On the 28th of September 2016, the Kremlin announced that preparations were under way for President Vladimir Putin to visit Turkey in October, a further sign […]
July 14, 2016

Turkey-Israel Relations: A Troubled Marriage

June 7, 2016

Presidentialism à la Turque: Turkish Democracy Hanging in the Balance

May 5, 2016

The Refugee Crisis: A Geopolitical Blessing in Disguise for Turkey

March 31, 2016

Turkey Expending to Africa: A Case of Strategic Diversification