BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY DOMINIC RAAB VISITED CYPRUS
Introduction British (United Kingdom/UK) Foreign Secretary (Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs) Dominic Raab visited Cyprus on February 4, 2021 Thursday. Raab met with the Cypriot leaders (Cyprus Republic/South Cyprus GreekRead More »
A TALK WITH DR. BEATA PISKORSKA: TURKEY-EU RELATIONS AND RECENT POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN POLAND
UPA founder and Istanbul Kent University Political Science and Public Administration department staff Associate Professor Ozan Örmeci made an interview with Associate Professor Beata Piskorska from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin onRead More »
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS DURING BIDEN ERA?
Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is elected 46th President of the United States. Biden will start his tenure in office in January 2021. Joe Biden recently began to announceRead More »
HOW TO REDUCE TURKISH-GREEN TENSION IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN?
Introduction and Recent History Turkish-Greek relations have been passing from a period of crisis once again after almost two decades. Tension between two neighboring Mediterranean states was high again in 1996 due to Kardak/ImiaRead More »
HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY
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)Read More »
INTERVIEW WITH FRENCH HISTORIAN DR. MAXIME GAUIN
Dr. Maxime Gauin is working as Visiting Professor and continues to make research since August 2012 for Turkish think-tank AVİM (Avrasya İncelemeleri Merkezi). Gauin took his BA degree from the department of History atRead More »
EU’S POLICY TOWARDS MIGRATION CRISIS AT TURKISH BORDER 2020
It will be four years soon from the conclusion of the migration agreement between the European Union and Turkey. After an air attack on the Idlib region in north-western Syria by the troops ofRead More »