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Turkey’s Operation in Syria and the Future of the Syrian Civil War

Turkey’s Operation in Syria and the Future of the Syrian Civil War

Erdoğan and his allies need to come to terms with the reality that the only way to foster Syrian national unity is to have cordial relations with Syrian Arab Republic.

Conservative Authoritarianism in Turkey

Conservative Authoritarianism in Turkey

Erdogan stands against intellectuals or elites in Turkey because these groups are identified as a ‘possible enemy’ for the lower classes, who support Erdogan/the AKP.

A Cynical Report Card on the Turkish Game of Thrones

A Cynical Report Card on the Turkish Game of Thrones

Since 2013, Turkey has been struggling with intense political instability. Yet after the recent coup was defeated, President Erdoğan has consolidated his hegemony.

The Unresolved Internal Struggle beyond the Turkish Coup

The Unresolved Internal Struggle beyond the Turkish Coup

Turkey’s redefinition of itself on the basis of a clear strategy and vision both internally and externally will determine the future nature of the Turkish political structure.

Using Civil War to Build an Authoritarian Regime: Turkey’s Policy towards Syria

Using Civil War to Build an Authoritarian Regime: Turkey’s Policy towards Syria

The AKP government’s policy towards Syria has produced repercussions affecting Turkey’s global relations and given rise to authoritarian tendencies in domestic realm.

A Berlin-Ankara Axis against Satire?

A Berlin-Ankara Axis against Satire?

In the context of a highly charged political environment, we are seeing that European values associated with free speech might just be more malleable than once thought.

Presidential Elections in Turkey: The Victory of a ‘New State of Affairs’

Presidential Elections in Turkey: The Victory of a ‘New State of Affairs’

Turkey’s presidential developments mark two processes. First, reinstating the conflict around the position of political Islam. Second, a post-Western foreign policy.

Erdorgan’s Difficulties Understanding the New Opposition

Erdorgan’s Difficulties Understanding the New Opposition

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan has difficulty in understanding the new opposition and it is not clear that he has a particularly profound understanding of liberal democracy.

Emotions in International Relations

Emotions in International Relations

The main theoretical approaches to IR have all built on emotional states: realists emphasize fear, institutionalists trust, Marxists greed, constructivists affect. But only recently have scholars sought to explore the effects of emotional states.

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