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THE STRATEGIC CHOICE TO ANGER ALLIES

THE STRATEGIC CHOICE TO ANGER ALLIES

upa-admin Kasım 26, 2013 0

While most of us in America were sleeping, U.S. and Iranian officials were in Geneva the night of November 24 hammering out the latest agreement over Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Americans waking up to the

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AFRICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS – ARTICLE I

AFRICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS – ARTICLE I

upa-admin Ekim 9, 2013 0

New millennium is distinguished by a characteristic struggle between civilizations in the geopolitical domain. Introduced by Samuel Huntington as a new theory of international relations, clash of civilizations driven international relations underlie geopolitical landscape

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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR MANUEL FEREZ

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR MANUEL FEREZ

upa-admin Ekim 3, 2013 0

Ayşe Yarar: Mr. Ferez, thank you very much for accepting our interview proposal. Could you please give some information about your academic life and studies? Manuel Ferez: I am a Professor on Middle Eastern

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ÉGYPTE: VIOLENCES ET REGRETS

ÉGYPTE: VIOLENCES ET REGRETS

upa-admin Eylül 16, 2013 0

Ces dernières semaines, le degré d’intolérance et de rigidité des deux principales factions qui s’affrontent en Égypte s’est révélé consternant.  Dans toutes leurs prises de position, les deux camps ont adopté une attitude défensive, fermée, chacun refusant d’écouter l’autre.

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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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WESTERN PRESSURE ON ISRAEL WHILE ARMENIA EVADES THE “SPOTLIGHT”

WESTERN PRESSURE ON ISRAEL WHILE ARMENIA EVADES THE “SPOTLIGHT”

upa-admin Ağustos 11, 2013 0

Recently, the U.S. and European Union have been taking steps towards just resolution of the Jewish-Arab conflict. President Obama and Secretary Kerry are intensely engaging both parties. European Union adopts concrete decisions aiming to

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CYPRUS DISPUTE IN TERMS OF ENERGY POLITICS

CYPRUS DISPUTE IN TERMS OF ENERGY POLITICS

upa-admin Temmuz 31, 2013 0

There is no denying that “energy politics” has become a significant part of the regional and global economy as well as geopolitics and international relations in the last decades. While energy policy is about the

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ANOTHER SPRING: THE MIDDLE EAST BETWEEN HISTORY OF REVOLTS AND FUTURE GEOPOLITICS

ANOTHER SPRING: THE MIDDLE EAST BETWEEN HISTORY OF REVOLTS AND FUTURE GEOPOLITICS

upa-admin Nisan 12, 2013 0

Regularly, when spring comes, people expect flowers and green shoots and optimism prevails. Alas, things in the Middle East are quite different. With every spring that comes, people recall the outbreak of the first

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ISRAEL’S STRIKE ON SYRIA

ISRAEL’S STRIKE ON SYRIA

upa-admin Mart 25, 2013 1

Breaching the U.N. Charter and violating territorial sovereignty of countries through quick air strikes is not a newfangled product. Major Powers have adopted such a practice in order to achieve quick, clean and accurate

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IS ISRAEL GOING REALLY TO ATTACK IRAN?

IS ISRAEL GOING REALLY TO ATTACK IRAN?

upa-admin Mart 21, 2013 1

As we are approaching spring, it reminds us of Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu theatrical gesture at the United Nations General Assembly last September, while holding up a cartoon-like drawing of a bomb with a fuse

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