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HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

upa-admin Temmuz 18, 2020 2

Introduction After a court decision that made the 1934 Presidential decree made by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk void, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that Istanbul’s famous and historical sanctuary and museum Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia)[1]

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INTERVIEW WITH AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENTIST DR. MATTHEW S. COHEN

INTERVIEW WITH AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENTIST DR. MATTHEW S. COHEN

upa-admin Mayıs 28, 2020 0

Born in Lexington, MA, Dr. Matthew S. Cohen received his BA degree from Brandeis University with a double major in Politics and Sociology. He earned an A.L.M degree in from the Government department at

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2020 TRNC PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

2020 TRNC PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

upa-admin Mart 4, 2020 0

Introduction Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), the country of Turkish Cypriots that was established in 1983 and so far recognized only by Turkey, will have the first round of its 10th Presidential election

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EARLY COMMENTS ON 2019 TURKISH LOCAL ELECTIONS

EARLY COMMENTS ON 2019 TURKISH LOCAL ELECTIONS

upa-admin Aralık 19, 2018 0

Turkey’s local elections will take place on March 31, 2019 in 81 Turkish cities (30 of them are metropolitan cities). Elections will serve as a test for assessing the popularity of long-time ruling Justice

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ERDOĞAN’S DECISIVE VICTORY

ERDOĞAN’S DECISIVE VICTORY

upa-admin Haziran 24, 2018 0

No surprise took place in Turkish elections. Turkey’s undisputed leader Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won another election with 52.59 % of the votes (more than 26 million votes) in the Presidential race. Pro-secular Republican People’s

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COULD MUHARREM INCE DEFEAT ERDOĞAN AND WIN TURKISH PRESIDENCY?

COULD MUHARREM INCE DEFEAT ERDOĞAN AND WIN TURKISH PRESIDENCY?

upa-admin Haziran 10, 2018 0

Turkey will have parliamentary and Presidential election on June 24, 2018. I already tried to analyze these elections in May; but since new developments have been taking place in Turkey, a new analysis is

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‘BÜLENT ECEVİT: A FREEDOM PASSIONATE’ BY CÜNEYT ARCAYÜREK

‘BÜLENT ECEVİT: A FREEDOM PASSIONATE’ BY CÜNEYT ARCAYÜREK

upa-admin Ağustos 30, 2017 0

This paper aims to make a detailed summary and a critical analysis of journalist Cüneyt Arcayürek’s book Bülent Ecevit: A Freedom Passionate (Bir Özgürlük Tutkunu Bülent Ecevit). In order to do that, I am

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METİN TOKER’S ‘FROM DEMOCRACY TO COUP D’ETAT’

METİN TOKER’S ‘FROM DEMOCRACY TO COUP D’ETAT’

upa-admin Ağustos 30, 2017 0

The young Turkish Republic, although it was founded only 94 years ago, faced with many problems during its short history. This paper aims to discuss these problems in the light of Metin Toker’s Demokrasiden

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TRUMP AND THE PALESTINIAN STATE

TRUMP AND THE PALESTINIAN STATE

upa-admin Aralık 10, 2016 0

Donald Trump’s victory was a real shock, not only for decision-makers in every single capital on this planet, but also to experts and observers who saw nothing but a landslide triumph for the Democrats

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AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY

AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY

upa-admin Mart 11, 2016 0

Introduction American exceptionalism is an important term in analyzing American foreign policy. According to many observers, exceptionalism feeling led to a Janus-faced identity for American foreign policy; isolationalist vs. interventionist-internationalist foreign policy traditions. However,

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