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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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EGYPT: COUP OR A COURSE CORRECTION?

EGYPT: COUP OR A COURSE CORRECTION?

upa-admin Ağustos 12, 2013 0

During the past few weeks, I have been dismayed at the degree of intolerance and rigidity in the positions of quarreling parties in Egypt, with both taking defensive attitudes, unwilling to listen to the

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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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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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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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TURKISH-ISRAELI RELATIONS: A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE LAST PERIOD

TURKISH-ISRAELI RELATIONS: A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE LAST PERIOD

upa-admin Ekim 23, 2012 0

Abstract: Much has been discussed about Turkish-Israeli relations in the last decade. The cooling period of the relations starting from late 1990s onwards, contributed to the rise of the questions about the discussions on

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