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WILL TURKEY INTERVENE IN NORTHERN IRAQ?

WILL TURKEY INTERVENE IN NORTHERN IRAQ?

upa-admin Eylül 23, 2017 0

Introduction Turkey’s reaction against the independence referendum that will be held on September 25, 2017 in Kurdistan Regional Government of Northern Iraq is getting tougher day by day. Turkish President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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CHANGING GEOPOLITICAL CONDITIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: IRAN ELECTION AND TRUMP’S VISIT

CHANGING GEOPOLITICAL CONDITIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: IRAN ELECTION AND TRUMP’S VISIT

upa-admin Haziran 18, 2017 0

Experts are analyzing the outcome of the Presidential election in Iran, with main emphasis made on possible geopolitical repercussions of Hassan Rouhani’s re-election. Some of them say Rouhani’s assuming the second term means Iran

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KURDISTAN IS READY FOR INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM

KURDISTAN IS READY FOR INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM

upa-admin Haziran 8, 2017 0

What is expected and spoken finally happened and the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq and the leader of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Mr. Masoud Barzani, yesterday announced that an independence referendum

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SOME THOUGHTS ON THE FUTURE OF TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

SOME THOUGHTS ON THE FUTURE OF TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

upa-admin Haziran 6, 2017 0

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım recently announced that the US-backed Raqqa Operation started on Friday night and the United States informed Turkey regarding the operation before it was initiated. Yıldırım also criticized American policy

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ERBIL NOTES (MAY 2017)

ERBIL NOTES (MAY 2017)

upa-admin Mayıs 17, 2017 0

I participated into an international conference (AEC17 – Administration and Economics Conference 2017) organized by Lebanese French University and Erbil Polytechnic University last week and had chance to visit Erbil city once again for

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THE PRICE: THE END OF IRAQI WAR AND THE VANISHING OF ISIS

THE PRICE: THE END OF IRAQI WAR AND THE VANISHING OF ISIS

upa-admin Mayıs 11, 2017 0

When entangled elements make it hard to reach sound analyses, conspiracy theories appear to be a good tool to explain the unexplained. This applies perfectly to the situation in the Middle East. Many observers

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ERBIL OBSERVATIONS

ERBIL OBSERVATIONS

upa-admin Temmuz 30, 2015 0

I attended to an educational fair of Turkish and Turkish Cypriot universities in the capital city of Kurdistan Regional Government, Erbil, between 26-28 July 2015 to represent Girne American University (GAU). In addition to

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TURKEY’S KURDISH CHALLENGE

TURKEY’S KURDISH CHALLENGE

upa-admin Ekim 13, 2014 1

The transformation of “Arab Spring” into “Arab Winter” due to bloody civil war in Syria, military takeover in Egypt and instabilities in Libya not only decreased hopes for democracy in the Arab world, but

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ANKARA-ERBIL OIL AGREEMENT

ANKARA-ERBIL OIL AGREEMENT

upa-admin Ağustos 5, 2014 0

Introduction: There are several ways to observe this case study; in a simpler fashion, by selecting a certain perspective of each actors namely Turkey, KRG (Kurdish Regional Government) and Iraq. Moreover, we can ask

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NEW SPECTRE OF TERROR IN THE MIDDLE EAST: ISLAMIC WORLD FACE TO FACE WITH NEW TRAGEDY

NEW SPECTRE OF TERROR IN THE MIDDLE EAST: ISLAMIC WORLD FACE TO FACE WITH NEW TRAGEDY

upa-admin Haziran 25, 2014 0

A new wave of terror in Iraq has given rise to concern in the world. The religious group named ISIS claimed control of the territory of the country. Experts have a different approach to

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