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ISRAEL-TURKEY RELATIONS: WASHINGTON’S MESSAGE

ISRAEL-TURKEY RELATIONS: WASHINGTON’S MESSAGE

upa-admin Nisan 13, 2014 0

Ongoing geopolitically intense situation in the Middle-East impacts global geopolitics as well. The big powers take different actions one after another. In this context, the official Washington noted the need to re-establish cooperation between

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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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SAUDI ARABIA: FOREIGN POLICY STRATEGY CHANGING

SAUDI ARABIA: FOREIGN POLICY STRATEGY CHANGING

upa-admin Nisan 6, 2014 0

One of the powerful players in the Middle East – Saudi Arabia – has ran across some problems on Syria issue and consequently saw its leverage on Damascus drop dramatically. Riyadh has even given

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CHINA IN THE MIDDLE EAST: “SUBTLE AND RESERVED” POLICY

CHINA IN THE MIDDLE EAST: “SUBTLE AND RESERVED” POLICY

upa-admin Nisan 3, 2014 0

Beijing is increasingly stepping up its foreign policy. Its leverages in different parts of the world are also growing. The Middle East is one of the regions evoking interests in this respect. China is

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TURKISH-ISRAELI RAPPROCHEMENT?

TURKISH-ISRAELI RAPPROCHEMENT?

upa-admin Mart 25, 2014 0

Although Turkish-Israeli relations seem to have hit the bottom in the recent years[1] -especially after the “one minute”[2] and “low seat”[3] crises as well as the Mavi Marmara incident[4]-, in fact recent news in

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MUNICH CONFERENCE: NEW AMBITIONS IN GLOBAL GEOPOLITICS

MUNICH CONFERENCE: NEW AMBITIONS IN GLOBAL GEOPOLITICS

upa-admin Şubat 21, 2014 0

This year, Munich security conference, held since 1962, was memorable for some fascinating aspects. Attitude of the big powers towards pressing geopolitical problems was extremely important. Nonetheless, experts differ in their assessment of the

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TURKEY-IRAN: WILL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP SUCCEED?

TURKEY-IRAN: WILL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP SUCCEED?

upa-admin Şubat 16, 2014 0

Visit of Prime Minister R.T. Erdoğan to Tehran revealed some intriguing aspects. Experts were quick to respond, claiming that strategic interests underpin Ankara-Tehran rapprochement. Admittedly, Iran-Turkey relations are capable of impacting geopolitical dynamics of

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“STRATEGIC ABSURD”: DANGEROUS HEIGHT OF SUNNI-SHIA STRIFE

“STRATEGIC ABSURD”: DANGEROUS HEIGHT OF SUNNI-SHIA STRIFE

upa-admin Şubat 1, 2014 0

Speculations emerge that countries in the Middle East are grouping amongst themselves lately, based on denominational difference. Sunnis and Shias are said to be fighting each other in Iraq. How founded are these allegations

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EUROPE’S CHANCES IN THE ARAB WORLD

EUROPE’S CHANCES IN THE ARAB WORLD

upa-admin Ocak 9, 2014 3

When revolts sneaked in the Arab World, a number of regimes were toppled while other thrones were shaken. Among others, Europe was quick in its response and adopted a new approach to relations with

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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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