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THE ARAB SPRING AND THE RISE OF NON-STATE ACTORS

THE ARAB SPRING AND THE RISE OF NON-STATE ACTORS

upa-admin Haziran 14, 2015 1

It the past four years, Arabs have been living in endless Sisyphean ordeal, an unexpected nightmare after rising for what they called “the Arab Spring”. A very similar scenario was cloned in most of

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GAS POLICY OF GREECE UNDER NEW GOVERNMENT: RUSSIA, TURKISH STREAM AND DIVERSIFICATION

GAS POLICY OF GREECE UNDER NEW GOVERNMENT: RUSSIA, TURKISH STREAM AND DIVERSIFICATION

upa-admin Nisan 2, 2015 0

Russia and Turkish Stream After the collapse of the USSR, Russia’s new political elite of early 1990s emerged with its liberal orientation, Euro-Atlantic integration aspirations and opposition to supporting anti-western governments. Whereas, Russia after

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#NIGERIA DECIDES #MARCH 28

#NIGERIA DECIDES #MARCH 28

upa-admin Mart 16, 2015 0

2 weeks left to the Nigerian 2015 presidential elections. Many speculations are in the air on who will win, but we have one problem: most Nigerians are good at playing sentimental politics, voting for

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THE CHARLIE EFFECT: WHAT’S NEXT?!

THE CHARLIE EFFECT: WHAT’S NEXT?!

upa-admin Mart 4, 2015 2

Are we witnessing a harbinger of a religious war? Is it the beginning of a new violent era that may not spare any nation? What is that radicalism wants to achieve by committing such

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INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL BINYON

INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL BINYON

upa-admin Aralık 31, 2014 0

The year 2014 is ending. Many events took place, but some of them were crucial for the global politics. UPA writer Hacı Mehmet BOYRAZ spoke to Michael Binyon, British journalist-writer and foreign correspondent of The

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IS THERE PEACE PARTNER IN ISRAEL?

IS THERE PEACE PARTNER IN ISRAEL?

upa-admin Aralık 19, 2014 3

Again, the peace process between the Palestinians and the Israel is has been grinded into halt and each party blames the other for this unfortunate failure. Israeli officials repeat continuously that there is no

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ASSESSMENT OF TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY IN 2014

ASSESSMENT OF TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY IN 2014

upa-admin Aralık 18, 2014 0

It might be a good idea to make an objective general assessment of Turkish Foreign Policy in 2014 during the last days of the year. This year Turkish Foreign Policy had some successes as well

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MIDDLE EAST: NEW CONFLICT LOOMING?

MIDDLE EAST: NEW CONFLICT LOOMING?

upa-admin Aralık 14, 2014 0

Complexity of geopolitics all across the world are frequently emphasized by the experts. Emergence of strife of different nature in various parts of the world is increasing the tensions globally. In recent days, experts

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FEAR AND LOATHING IN THE MIDDLE EAST: TURKEY’S SILENT DEFEAT

FEAR AND LOATHING IN THE MIDDLE EAST: TURKEY’S SILENT DEFEAT

upa-admin Aralık 1, 2014 0

It was the glorious “One Minute” reaction of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2009 at World Economic Forum in Davos that triggered the multinational “spirit of Islam” again in the Middle East. He

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PERSPECTIVE OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN NATURAL GAS FOR THE EU: CHALLENGES FOR THE FIFTH CORRIDOR

PERSPECTIVE OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN NATURAL GAS FOR THE EU: CHALLENGES FOR THE FIFTH CORRIDOR

upa-admin Kasım 20, 2014 0

Amid the Ukraine crisis, importance of diversification and lessening Russian gas monopoly over the EU gas market became one of utmost crucial missions for Union. In this context, Southern Gas Corridor’s role, which is

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