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HOW TO REDUCE TURKISH-GREEN TENSION IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN?

HOW TO REDUCE TURKISH-GREEN TENSION IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN?

upa-admin Eylül 1, 2020 2

Introduction and Recent History Turkish-Greek relations have been passing from a period of crisis once again after almost two decades. Tension between two neighboring Mediterranean states was high again in 1996 due to Kardak/Imia

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A NEW EDITED BOOK ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS: HISTORICAL EXAMINATIONS AND CURRENT ISSUES IN TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

A NEW EDITED BOOK ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS: HISTORICAL EXAMINATIONS AND CURRENT ISSUES IN TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

upa-admin Temmuz 27, 2020 0

Istanbul Gedik University Political Science and Public Administration department staff and UPA (International Political Academy) Coordinator Assoc. Prof. Ozan Örmeci and Cyprus Near East University International Relations department staff Prof. Hüseyin Işıksal edited a

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37TH CONGRESS OF TURKEY’S MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY CHP

37TH CONGRESS OF TURKEY’S MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY CHP

upa-admin Temmuz 27, 2020 0

Introduction Turkey’s main opposition party, pro-European Union and social democratic CHP (Republican People’s Party) organized its 37th congress last week-end in Ankara. While the party’s current and the 7th Chair[1] –since 2010– Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu

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HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

upa-admin Temmuz 18, 2020 2

Introduction After a court decision that made the 1934 Presidential decree made by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk void, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that Istanbul’s famous and historical sanctuary and museum Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia)[1]

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UNDERSTANDING OFFICIAL TURKISH STANCE ON THE QUESTION OF EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN THROUGH REAR ADMIRAL CİHAT YAYCI’S NEW BOOK

UNDERSTANDING OFFICIAL TURKISH STANCE ON THE QUESTION OF EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN THROUGH REAR ADMIRAL CİHAT YAYCI’S NEW BOOK

upa-admin Mayıs 6, 2020 0

Introduction “Cyprus Dispute and the Eastern Mediterranean Question” is still considered as one of the most important topics in Turkish Foreign Policy. The issue needs a clarification since Turkey officially supports peace talks and

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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR PAUL KUBICEK ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR PAUL KUBICEK ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

upa-admin Mart 31, 2020 0

Professor Paul Kubicek (Ph.D. University of Michigan) is an American Political Scientist teaching at Oakland University. Dr. Kubicek grew up in San Antonio/Texas and moved to Michigan in 1990. He has taught in Ukraine

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EU’S POLICY TOWARDS MIGRATION CRISIS AT TURKISH BORDER 2020

EU’S POLICY TOWARDS MIGRATION CRISIS AT TURKISH BORDER 2020

upa-admin Mart 20, 2020 0

It will be four years soon from the conclusion of the migration agreement between the European Union and Turkey. After an air attack on the Idlib region in north-western Syria by the troops of

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ENERGY GEOPOLITICS IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN: COOPERATION, COMPETITION, AND THE CHALLENGES THE NEW DEALS FACED

ENERGY GEOPOLITICS IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN: COOPERATION, COMPETITION, AND THE CHALLENGES THE NEW DEALS FACED

upa-admin Mart 10, 2020 0

Two recent deals signed by the states in the Eastern Mediterranean have taken our attention once again to ask “what is happenning in the energy geopolitics of the region?” Who cooperates with whom? Who

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THE NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT IN AZERBAIJANI FOREIGN POLICY

THE NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT IN AZERBAIJANI FOREIGN POLICY

upa-admin Ekim 25, 2019 0

After WW II, a number of important changes occurred in the new world order. It became more difficult to have nations accept an identity as colonies during this period and anti-colonial movements put an

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SYRIAN REFUGEES ON THE WAY TO EUROPE

SYRIAN REFUGEES ON THE WAY TO EUROPE

upa-admin Mart 6, 2019 0

The Syrian Civil War caused more than 4.5 million people to flee Syria since the beginning of the conflict. Approximately more than 1.5 million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe, sparking a crisis as

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