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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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WHAT THE REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACTORS HAVE SAID ON TURKEY’S ATTACKS TOWARDS PKK?

WHAT THE REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACTORS HAVE SAID ON TURKEY’S ATTACKS TOWARDS PKK?

upa-admin Ağustos 31, 2015 0

The Turkish government launched a peace process with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in 2012 to put an end to the armed campaign by the Kurdish group aimed at gaining autonomy. The process created

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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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AN ANALYSIS OF THE FEDERAL STATE SYSTEM IN IRAQ

AN ANALYSIS OF THE FEDERAL STATE SYSTEM IN IRAQ

upa-admin Ağustos 23, 2014 0

Chapter 1: Introduction The Middle East region has always attracted the keen interest of political science and international relations students. Without discarding the importance of history in the Middle East in totality, it is

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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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REALITIES BEHIND HISTORIC ERDOGAN-BARZANI MEETING

REALITIES BEHIND HISTORIC ERDOGAN-BARZANI MEETING

upa-admin Aralık 2, 2013 0

The Diyarbakir meeting of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iraqi Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani is significant in many aspects. Due to intra-Kurdish political divisions, the meeting — held as part of the [Kurdish] opening process

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HISTORICAL EVENT IN TURKEY: DIYARBAKIR MEETING OF TWO LEADERS

HISTORICAL EVENT IN TURKEY: DIYARBAKIR MEETING OF TWO LEADERS

upa-admin Aralık 1, 2013 0

The tension of the geopolitical landscape is going on in the Middle East. Political and ideological contradictions were joined by sectarian and ethnic conflicts. Under such circumstances, rapprochement in the Turk-Kurd relations is of

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