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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.

The Post-Davutoglu Era in Turkish Foreign Policy

The Post-Davutoglu Era in Turkish Foreign Policy

Replacing Ahmet Davutoğlu will not end his strategic legacy and in the short run there will not be any radical shift over Turkey’s present foreign policy orientation.

The Future of Turkey’s Foreign Policy

The Future of Turkey’s Foreign Policy

Davutoğlu designed Turkey’s Syrian policy jointly with Erdoğan. The hand-picked Yildirim is expected to be a low-profile executive of Erdoğan’s directives.

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.

Politics of the Turkish Conflict: The Kurdish Issue

Politics of the Turkish Conflict: The Kurdish Issue

There is still a weak civil movement and a growing number of people who wish to re-open the resolution process in search of peace and socio-political reconciliation.

Revisiting Turkey’s Protean Self vs. ‘Other’

Revisiting Turkey’s Protean Self vs. ‘Other’

‘Ontological insecurity’ provides a more accurate analysis of Turkey’s Europeanization project as an alternative theoretical perspective to realism and constructivism.

A Critical Contribution to Academic Freedom in Turkey

A Critical Contribution to Academic Freedom in Turkey

The majority of academics seem to fail to understand the relationship between the pressure on academic freedom and the neoliberal-conservative pressure on the labour force.

Turkey's EU Accession. A child and two older women hold turkey balloons.

Turkey and the EU: Strategic Rapprochement in the Shadow of the Refugee Crisis

At the present juncture, EU-Turkey relations seem to be evolving towards a strategic partnership rather than Turkey’s full integration into the Union.

Fortress Europe?  Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

Fortress Europe? Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

EU borders cannot be understood without understanding the relations with its neighbours and the stability in its borderlands. The image of Fortress Europe is too naïve.

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

By being one of the few scholarly texts to focus on the MIKTA, Jongryn’s edited volume is a substantial contribution to global governance literature.

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