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KING’S DILEMMA

KING’S DILEMMA

upa-admin Kasım 28, 2013 0

The problematic democratic transitions taking place in the Middle Eastern and North African region after the Arab Spring have put a concept created by Samuel Huntington again on the top of academic vocabulary; “King’s

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INTERVIEW WITH DR. ROBERT MASON

INTERVIEW WITH DR. ROBERT MASON

upa-admin Eylül 5, 2013 0

Dr. Robert Mason is Lecturer in International Relations department at the British University in Egypt (http://www.bue.edu.eg/). He writes, teaches and researches on the broad subject of International Relations, with a particular emphasis on Middle

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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR DANIEL PIPES

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR DANIEL PIPES

upa-admin Ağustos 27, 2013 0

Daniel Pipes is President of the American think-tank, the Middle East Forum (http://www.meforum.org/), and publisher of its journal, the Middle East Quarterly. His writing focuses on the American foreign policy, the Middle East, Islam and Islamism. For details

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ERGENEKON COUP PLOT TRIAL: REGIME CHANGE THROUGH LAW

ERGENEKON COUP PLOT TRIAL: REGIME CHANGE THROUGH LAW

upa-admin Ağustos 5, 2013 0

The Ergenekon coup plot trial, which is considered as the most important legal battle in recent Turkish history, reached an end yesterday (05.08.2013) after Istanbul’s 13th High Criminal Court handed down severe punishments, including

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EU-TURKEY RELATIONS AFTER GEZİ: ANOTHER HALT OR AN INCENTIVE TO REVIVE TURKEY’S MORIBUND ACCESSION PROCESS?

EU-TURKEY RELATIONS AFTER GEZİ: ANOTHER HALT OR AN INCENTIVE TO REVIVE TURKEY’S MORIBUND ACCESSION PROCESS?

upa-admin Temmuz 15, 2013 0

In my previous article I was to a certain extent optimistic over a positive breakthrough in EU-Turkey relations in 2013. However, the way Prime Minister Erdoğan and the AKP members (with a few exceptions)

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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR JEFFREY HAYNES

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR JEFFREY HAYNES

upa-admin Nisan 1, 2013 0

WHO IS PROFESSOR JEFFREY HAYNES? Associate Dean of Faculty, Research and Postgraduate, and Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, Conflict and Cooperation, London Metropolitan University, Calcutta House, Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT. Jeffrey

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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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REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY’S IDEOLOGICAL CRISIS

REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY’S IDEOLOGICAL CRISIS

upa-admin Temmuz 5, 2012 0

After three consecutive defeats against ruling Justice and Development Party in 2002, 2007 and 2011, Turkey’s first political party Republican People’s Party is having difficult days while fluctuating between Kemalism and social democracy. Republican

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