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EMERGENCY LAW AND EXTRAORDINARY TIMES IN TURKEY

EMERGENCY LAW AND EXTRAORDINARY TIMES IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 24, 2016 0

The failed coup attempt of July, 15 in Turkey started a chain reaction in the country. Turkish President of the Republic Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared emergency law for three months and this was

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CONTEMPORARY MUSLIM INTELLECTUALS IN SEARCH OF NEW PATTERNS OF KNOWLEDGE

CONTEMPORARY MUSLIM INTELLECTUALS IN SEARCH OF NEW PATTERNS OF KNOWLEDGE

upa-admin Şubat 10, 2016 0

Since the end of the 19th century, Muslim intellectuals have been trying to suggest ideas and concepts that could empower Muslim societies in their struggle against cultural, economic and political hegemony of the West.

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DIVISIONS IN ISLAM AND CURRENT SECTARIAN TENSIONS

DIVISIONS IN ISLAM AND CURRENT SECTARIAN TENSIONS

upa-admin Ocak 19, 2016 0

Following the execution of Shiite Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia, sectarian conflicts and tensions in Islam are now more widely spoken. Recent Saudi Arabia-Islamic Republic of Iran rivalry and the power struggles between

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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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2015 TURKISH GENERAL ELECTIONS

2015 TURKISH GENERAL ELECTIONS

upa-admin Mayıs 6, 2015 0

General elections in Turkey will be held on 7 June 2015 in order to elect the 550 members of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM). The election will be the 24th general election in

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DEFINING AND STUDYING DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION

DEFINING AND STUDYING DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION

upa-admin Mayıs 29, 2014 0

As Samuel Huntington analyzes in his famous book The Third Wave[1], starting from the mid 1970s, there has been a visible trend -using the old categorization- in second and third world countries to make

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CONFESSIONS OF KERRY: GEOPOLITICAL INTERESTS AND JUSTICE PRINCIPLE

CONFESSIONS OF KERRY: GEOPOLITICAL INTERESTS AND JUSTICE PRINCIPLE

upa-admin Mayıs 7, 2014 0

In one of his latest remarks, US Secretary of State John Kerry compared the “cold war” era with the present day, saying the situation on a global level is much more complicated nowadays. The

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NEW GULF WAR: A SOURCE OF CHAOS FOR CHINA

NEW GULF WAR: A SOURCE OF CHAOS FOR CHINA

upa-admin Nisan 9, 2014 0

Deepening conflict among Arab states in the Middle East has made headlines recently. Experts are analyzing the ongoing events from different angles, and what is obvious is that the situation is taking a very

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TURKEY AT THE CROSSROADS

TURKEY AT THE CROSSROADS

upa-admin Şubat 8, 2014 0

Turkey at these days gives the impression of a country at the crossroads… Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s increasing authoritarianism and repressive policies[1], in addition to unsuccessful foreign policy adventures in the Middle East,

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MODERN GEOPOLITICS: COOPERATION OR CONFLICTS OF GLOBAL NATURE?

MODERN GEOPOLITICS: COOPERATION OR CONFLICTS OF GLOBAL NATURE?

upa-admin Aralık 29, 2013 0

Geopolitical volatility reigns over a vast region extending from the Middle to the Far East. Confrontations, terrorism and militarized strife engulf certain regions, and there are no viable plans aimed at their prevention. Scrutiny

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