Post Tagged with: "Turkey"

Approaching 2015: How to Assess Erdoğan’s Statement on the Armenian Genocide?

Approaching 2015: How to Assess Erdoğan’s Statement on the Armenian Genocide?

Prime Minister Erdoğan’s statement on the Armenian Genocide elevated previous utterances made by government officials to the level of Turkey’s official position.

Erdoğan’s Condolences: Too Little, Too Late within a Steadily Changing Context

Erdoğan’s Condolences: Too Little, Too Late within a Steadily Changing Context

Many Armenians believe that Erdoğan’s condolences constitute too little at this stage and do not provide hope for any major breakthrough in Armenian-Turkish relations.

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Year of Living Dangerously

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Year of Living Dangerously

It has been a difficult year for democratic Islamists across the Middle East. The past year’s events constitute a test of the Brotherhood’s commitment to democracy.

Review – The Domestic Sources of European Foreign Policy

Review – The Domestic Sources of European Foreign Policy

Serrano emphasises the importance of domestic politics in shaping policy decisions at the EU level, an influence that has not always been empirically justified.

Review – Women and Civil Society in Turkey

Review – Women and Civil Society in Turkey

Ömer Çaha’s in-depth study presents historical coverage of civil society in Turkey and identifies the various feminist movements that play a central role in the civil sphere.

Winners and Losers in the Syrian Civil War

Winners and Losers in the Syrian Civil War

The Syrian civil war has shaken up the political and strategic environment of the Middle East region, with all outcomes likely to bring political and economic uncertainties.

Interview – Tariq Ramadan

Interview – Tariq Ramadan

Professor Ramadan answers your questions about the compatibility of Islam and liberal democracy, prospects for the Arab Spring, and the ongoing crisis in Syria.

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.

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

Global mass public protests are a milestone in the ‘war on corruption’. However, they face entrenched networks of interests, which need to recognise that reform is key to their personal survival.

Second Image (Reversed), Framing Effects, and Turkey’s Gezi Park Demonstrations

Second Image (Reversed), Framing Effects, and Turkey’s Gezi Park Demonstrations

Prime Minister Erdoğan is not in imminent danger of losing power, but the protests and his response to them could be consequential for Turkey’s democracy and its role in international relations.

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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