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“THE GAS AGE: GLOBAL PROSPECTS” PANEL

“THE GAS AGE: GLOBAL PROSPECTS” PANEL

upa-admin Aralık 29, 2017 1

Here, I want to draw your attention to “Gas Age: Global Prospects” Panel which was arranged and hosted by Boğaziçi University (Bosphorus University) Energy Policy Research Center – Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Enerji Politikaları Araştırma Merkezi

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REVIVING AN ANCIENT ROUTE: THE ROLE OF THE BAKU-TBILISI-KARS RAILWAY

REVIVING AN ANCIENT ROUTE: THE ROLE OF THE BAKU-TBILISI-KARS RAILWAY

upa-admin Aralık 19, 2017 0

Though the initial idea about the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway project was raised in the early 1990s, it was not taken seriously due to regional instability and economic difficulties. However, with the realization of the

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WILL TURKEY INTERVENE IN NORTHERN IRAQ?

WILL TURKEY INTERVENE IN NORTHERN IRAQ?

upa-admin Eylül 23, 2017 0

Introduction Turkey’s reaction against the independence referendum that will be held on September 25, 2017 in Kurdistan Regional Government of Northern Iraq is getting tougher day by day. Turkish President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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EUROPE, SEMI-CHAINED BY RUSSIAN GAS DEPENDENCY AND VULNERABILITY

EUROPE, SEMI-CHAINED BY RUSSIAN GAS DEPENDENCY AND VULNERABILITY

upa-admin Eylül 1, 2017 1

Preface Gazprom is increasing the volume of its deliveries to the European Union. European countries rely on Russian energy and exports to the country. In the meantime, there is an enduring debate if it

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CHANGING GEOPOLITICAL CONDITIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: IRAN ELECTION AND TRUMP’S VISIT

CHANGING GEOPOLITICAL CONDITIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: IRAN ELECTION AND TRUMP’S VISIT

upa-admin Haziran 18, 2017 0

Experts are analyzing the outcome of the Presidential election in Iran, with main emphasis made on possible geopolitical repercussions of Hassan Rouhani’s re-election. Some of them say Rouhani’s assuming the second term means Iran

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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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UPA YAZARLARI SİNA KISACIK VE FURKAN KAYA’DAN TÜRKİYE’NİN ENERJİ POLİTİKASI ALANINDA YENİ BİR BİLDİRİ

UPA YAZARLARI SİNA KISACIK VE FURKAN KAYA’DAN TÜRKİYE’NİN ENERJİ POLİTİKASI ALANINDA YENİ BİR BİLDİRİ

upa-admin Mayıs 16, 2017 0

Uluslararası Politika Akademisi (UPA) düzenli yazarlarından Sina Kısacık ve Furkan Kaya, Marmara Üniversitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi ve BİLGESAM tarafından 12-13 Aralık 2016 tarihleri arasında Marmara Üniversitesi’nin Anadolu Hisarı Kampüsü’nde düzenlenen “V. Blue Black Sea

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THE PRICE: THE END OF IRAQI WAR AND THE VANISHING OF ISIS

THE PRICE: THE END OF IRAQI WAR AND THE VANISHING OF ISIS

upa-admin Mayıs 11, 2017 0

When entangled elements make it hard to reach sound analyses, conspiracy theories appear to be a good tool to explain the unexplained. This applies perfectly to the situation in the Middle East. Many observers

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PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEM APPROVED IN TURKEY

PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEM APPROVED IN TURKEY

upa-admin Nisan 17, 2017 0

Turkish people voted slightly (% 51,41 “yes” votes against % 48,59 “no” votes) in favor of the constitutional changes proposed by the governing Islamist Justice and Development Party (JDP-AKP) and Turkish nationalist Nationalist Action

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NAGORNO-KARABAKH AND FOREIGN POLICY OF SUPERPOWERS: A NEW CROSSROADS?

NAGORNO-KARABAKH AND FOREIGN POLICY OF SUPERPOWERS: A NEW CROSSROADS?

upa-admin Şubat 6, 2017 0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict made on January 17 has provoked mixed reactions. Azerbaijan remained discreet. Some Russian and Armenian media outlets launched a propaganda campaign, alleging that

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