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THE RISE AND FALL OF ISIS: REGIONAL DYNAMICS AND GLOBAL AMBITIONS

THE RISE AND FALL OF ISIS: REGIONAL DYNAMICS AND GLOBAL AMBITIONS

upa-admin Mart 7, 2018 1

Is it the end of DAESH (ISIS)? It is difficult to see how the group could return after the recapturing of Raqqa and Mosul, but the quick rise and apparent fall of ISIS has

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RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’

RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’

upa-admin Haziran 17, 2017 RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’ için yorumlar kapalı

Introduction Turkey’s pro-secular, pro-European and social democratic main opposition party, Republican People’s Party (RPP – Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi in Turkish) is often criticized for being too harsh on secularism as well as acting in an elitist

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SYRIAN WAR: NEW DANGEROUS SCENARIOS

SYRIAN WAR: NEW DANGEROUS SCENARIOS

upa-admin Ekim 19, 2016 0

A stand-off over the Middle East problem is further straining relations between the USA and Russia. Official Washington sharply condemned the air strikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo, which killed 323 civilians, including

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TURKISH SOLDIER IN SYRIA: INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT TO HEAVY OFFENSIVE AGAINST TERRORISM

TURKISH SOLDIER IN SYRIA: INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT TO HEAVY OFFENSIVE AGAINST TERRORISM

upa-admin Eylül 21, 2016 0

The Syrian crisis is full of surprises. Big nations of the world and the region actively interfere with the situation in that country. Truth be told, today Syria resembles a quagmire. This country has

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TURKEY-IRAN: WILL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP SUCCEED?

TURKEY-IRAN: WILL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP SUCCEED?

upa-admin Şubat 16, 2014 0

Visit of Prime Minister R.T. Erdoğan to Tehran revealed some intriguing aspects. Experts were quick to respond, claiming that strategic interests underpin Ankara-Tehran rapprochement. Admittedly, Iran-Turkey relations are capable of impacting geopolitical dynamics of

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WHERE DOES THE GULF STAND ON THE SYRIA CHEMICAL DEAL?

WHERE DOES THE GULF STAND ON THE SYRIA CHEMICAL DEAL?

upa-admin Ekim 13, 2013 0

The Syrian chemical weapons deal between the United States and Russia appears to be fraught with dangers. There are a number of immediate problems in the wake of the diplomatic breakthrough that the euphoria

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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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KİLİS, MİDYAT, ANTAKYA: WHERE HUMANITY IS LAID BARE?

KİLİS, MİDYAT, ANTAKYA: WHERE HUMANITY IS LAID BARE?

upa-admin Temmuz 26, 2013 0

I travelled to Turkey a month or so ago for a wedding, and a friend asked what I would like to do with my few days of free time. My immediate response: let’s go

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