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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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RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’

RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’

upa-admin Haziran 17, 2017 RPP LEADER KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU’S ‘JUSTICE MARCH’ için yorumlar kapalı

Introduction Turkey’s pro-secular, pro-European and social democratic main opposition party, Republican People’s Party (RPP – Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi in Turkish) is often criticized for being too harsh on secularism as well as acting in an elitist

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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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TURKEY’S APPROACH TO THE IS-HELD CITY OF RAQQA: A HISTORICAL DISCUSSION

TURKEY’S APPROACH TO THE IS-HELD CITY OF RAQQA: A HISTORICAL DISCUSSION

upa-admin Mayıs 31, 2017 0

Introduction “Turkey’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria is another success story. Having adopted an open-door policy towards Syrian refugees in 2011, we now host nearly 3 million Syrian nationals from diverse ethnic,

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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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CENSORSHIP ON RELIGION

CENSORSHIP ON RELIGION

upa-admin Şubat 8, 2017 0

Censorship as a dictionary definition means “the suppression or deletion of objectionable information, as determined by the censor” (Dictionary.com). In the age of liberal democracy and extensive human rights, censorship becomes much more unwarranted

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REINA CLUB ATTACK

REINA CLUB ATTACK

upa-admin Ocak 2, 2017 0

As the clocks rolled over into the new year, people all around the world were filled with the sign of “hope” that the year of 2017 would be a year where peace, justice and

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RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY MR. ANDREY KARLOV WAS SHOT DEAD IN ANKARA

RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY MR. ANDREY KARLOV WAS SHOT DEAD IN ANKARA

upa-admin Aralık 21, 2016 0

Russian ambassador to Turkey, Mr. Andrey (Andrei) Karlov (1954-2016) was shot dead in Ankara on December 19, 2016 while making a speech at an art exhibit in Çağdaş Sanatlar Galerisi in Ankara. Mr. Karlov

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SYRIAN WAR: NEW DANGEROUS SCENARIOS

SYRIAN WAR: NEW DANGEROUS SCENARIOS

upa-admin Ekim 19, 2016 0

A stand-off over the Middle East problem is further straining relations between the USA and Russia. Official Washington sharply condemned the air strikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo, which killed 323 civilians, including

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TURKISH SOLDIER IN SYRIA: INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT TO HEAVY OFFENSIVE AGAINST TERRORISM

TURKISH SOLDIER IN SYRIA: INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT TO HEAVY OFFENSIVE AGAINST TERRORISM

upa-admin Eylül 21, 2016 0

The Syrian crisis is full of surprises. Big nations of the world and the region actively interfere with the situation in that country. Truth be told, today Syria resembles a quagmire. This country has

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