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SYRIA: RUSSIA IS OFFICIALLY IN THE REGION

SYRIA: RUSSIA IS OFFICIALLY IN THE REGION

upa-admin Ocak 5, 2016 1

Since the outbreak of the Syrian uprising, Russia has limited itself to its traditional role of providing arms as well as military and logistical experts to its Arab allies. As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s

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A NEW COLD WAR BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE WEST?

A NEW COLD WAR BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE WEST?

upa-admin Aralık 28, 2015 0

Recent crisis between Russian Federation and USA/EU in Ukraine and Syria let some academics and journalists to talk boldly and write extensively on the concept of “New Cold War”. In this article, I will

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THE MIDDLE EAST: RISING AND FALLING STARS

THE MIDDLE EAST: RISING AND FALLING STARS

upa-admin Ekim 29, 2015 2

In 2011, Turkey was seen as an unstoppable regional power and a rising star led by its Justice and Development Party (AKP). But the arrival of the Arab Spring heralded a deep change in

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MIDDLE EAST POLICY OF THE U.S.: TRIUMPH OF DECEIT

MIDDLE EAST POLICY OF THE U.S.: TRIUMPH OF DECEIT

upa-admin Temmuz 21, 2015 0

The Near and the Middle East have always been a priority in the world strategy of the U.S. For Washington, this region is not just a geography endowed with oil and gas reserves but

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SAUDI ARABIA AND THE US: FROM ALLIES TO RIVALS?

SAUDI ARABIA AND THE US: FROM ALLIES TO RIVALS?

upa-admin Haziran 30, 2015 0

Saudi Arabia and the United States are gradually transforming from allies to rivals. Different approach to the Syria issue only supplemented the wide array of other contradictions that have emerged in the recent years.

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WILL MOSCOW GIVE UP SUPPORTING ASSAD?

WILL MOSCOW GIVE UP SUPPORTING ASSAD?

upa-admin Mart 20, 2015 0

Apparently, Riyadh’s Middle East policy is undergoing certain changes. According to some U.S. media outlets, the government of Saudi Arabia has allegedly offered Russia to cut the oil production – something to lead inevitably

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INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL BINYON

INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL BINYON

upa-admin Aralık 31, 2014 0

The year 2014 is ending. Many events took place, but some of them were crucial for the global politics. UPA writer Hacı Mehmet BOYRAZ spoke to Michael Binyon, British journalist-writer and foreign correspondent of The

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ASSESSMENT OF TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY IN 2014

ASSESSMENT OF TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY IN 2014

upa-admin Aralık 18, 2014 0

It might be a good idea to make an objective general assessment of Turkish Foreign Policy in 2014 during the last days of the year. This year Turkish Foreign Policy had some successes as well

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THE SYRIAN TUNNEL AND THE SPRING

THE SYRIAN TUNNEL AND THE SPRING

upa-admin Ekim 14, 2014 2

When the first spontaneous explosions of the Arab democratic revolutions erupted in Tunisia in December 2010, many were hoping that this revolt might usher in a new beginning for the whole region. When Egypt

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TURKEY’S KURDISH CHALLENGE

TURKEY’S KURDISH CHALLENGE

upa-admin Ekim 13, 2014 1

The transformation of “Arab Spring” into “Arab Winter” due to bloody civil war in Syria, military takeover in Egypt and instabilities in Libya not only decreased hopes for democracy in the Arab world, but

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