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ARMENIA-EU: CONTRADICTORY OVERLAPPING NUANCES – PART II

ARMENIA-EU: CONTRADICTORY OVERLAPPING NUANCES – PART II

upa-admin Şubat 11, 2014 0

Media speculates about recent deterioration of Yerevan-Brussels relations. In the meantime, other evident trends are being talked upon. Namely, that Europe pushes for cooperation with Armenia in certain areas, and this is thought-provoking in

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CENTRAL ASIA: NEW REGIONAL ASPECTS OF U.S.-CHINA GEOPOLITICS

CENTRAL ASIA: NEW REGIONAL ASPECTS OF U.S.-CHINA GEOPOLITICS

upa-admin Şubat 5, 2014 0

Geopolitical shifts in different parts of the world add diverse dynamics to the geopolitical rivalry of the big powers. Central Asia stands out as a pressing issue in this context, with thought-provoking changes to

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EXECUTION OF MULLAH: BANGLADESH CHALLENGING THE INTERNATIONAL LAW

EXECUTION OF MULLAH: BANGLADESH CHALLENGING THE INTERNATIONAL LAW

upa-admin Aralık 28, 2013 0

Recent execution of one of the “Jamaat-e-Islami” party leaders – Abdul Kader Mullah in Bangladesh provoked serious reactions, both domestically and globally. Ensuing protests have already left 34 people dead. Analyzing conflict and subsequent

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AFRICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS – ARTICLE III

AFRICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS – ARTICLE III

upa-admin Ekim 12, 2013 0

Transit from Desert Africa to Tropical Africa – Mali and Niger This region is spared of Islam-Christianity standoff and violent struggle between bearers of different civilizations. It nevertheless is quite sensitive, and separatist sentiments

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AFRICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS – ARTICLE II

AFRICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS – ARTICLE II

upa-admin Ekim 11, 2013 0

New outlines of civilization line in the Arab speaking non-Arab states Abovementioned Arab speaking non-Arab or Arab minority countries are situated around the line of convergence of civilizations. Struggle of civilization bearers in two

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TURKEY’S FOREIGN POLICY NEEDS A RESET

TURKEY’S FOREIGN POLICY NEEDS A RESET

upa-admin Ağustos 16, 2013 0

Turkey’s current situation proves that the AKP’s foreign policy approach has roundly failed. When they rose to power in 2002, Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, made a

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DEFINING THE ENEMY: FROM THE HOLOCAUST TO THE WAR ON TERROR

DEFINING THE ENEMY: FROM THE HOLOCAUST TO THE WAR ON TERROR

upa-admin Temmuz 25, 2013 0

The Wannsee Conference of January 20, 1942 marked the culmination of elected German civilian and military leaders’ evolving plans of discrimination, persecution, and ultimately, systematic killing of the Jews of Europe. Yet the bureaucratic

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A CASE OF MODERATE ISLAMIST MOVEMENT: JUSTICE AND DEVELOPMENT PARTY

A CASE OF MODERATE ISLAMIST MOVEMENT: JUSTICE AND DEVELOPMENT PARTY

upa-admin Şubat 22, 2013 0

In order to provide an understanding of the ideology of Justice and Development Party in Turkey, the approaches of moderate Islamists should firstly be put forward. Firstly, the moderates denounce the use of violence

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A CASE OF RADICAL ISLAMIST MOVEMENT: AL QAEDA

A CASE OF RADICAL ISLAMIST MOVEMENT: AL QAEDA

upa-admin Şubat 2, 2013 0

Radical Islamist Thought The thoughts of radical Islamists should initially be mentioned in order to better understand the ideology of Al Qaeda. First of all, radicals or in other words fundamentalists support and legalize

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IRAQI WAR AND ITS EFFECTS ON USA’S MIDDLE EAST POLITICS

IRAQI WAR AND ITS EFFECTS ON USA’S MIDDLE EAST POLITICS

upa-admin Ekim 26, 2012 0

Introduction In the initial years of 2000s, an event occurred on September 11, 2001 which influenced the whole world especially the Middle East. On that date, a group of terrorists kidnapped three airplanes and

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