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U.S.-IRAN: WILL COOPERATION HAPPEN?

U.S.-IRAN: WILL COOPERATION HAPPEN?

upa-admin Ekim 24, 2013 0

Rapprochement in relations between the U.S. and Iran is a current topic of the information stream. Certain messages voiced by the heads of both states during the address in the UN are indicative of

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GLOBAL GEOPOLITICS: TENSIONS ALONG U.S.-RUSSIA-CHINA DIRECTION

GLOBAL GEOPOLITICS: TENSIONS ALONG U.S.-RUSSIA-CHINA DIRECTION

upa-admin Ekim 22, 2013 0

Some intriguing aspects of geopolitical processes are surfacing on the global scale. It is along with a dire situation in the Middle East that some thought-provoking events are developing in the Central Asia and

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WHERE DOES THE GULF STAND ON THE SYRIA CHEMICAL DEAL?

WHERE DOES THE GULF STAND ON THE SYRIA CHEMICAL DEAL?

upa-admin Ekim 13, 2013 0

The Syrian chemical weapons deal between the United States and Russia appears to be fraught with dangers. There are a number of immediate problems in the wake of the diplomatic breakthrough that the euphoria

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INVISIBLE STRIFE IN A MORIBUND MIDDLE EAST

INVISIBLE STRIFE IN A MORIBUND MIDDLE EAST

upa-admin Ekim 10, 2013 1

In a fractious, rife-with-conflicts Middle East, nothing is spared; worship houses are attacked; sport clubs, schools and markets become unsafe with continued upticks in violence. Now, attention is focused on the Syrian dilemma, which

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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR MANUEL FEREZ

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR MANUEL FEREZ

upa-admin Ekim 3, 2013 0

Ayşe Yarar: Mr. Ferez, thank you very much for accepting our interview proposal. Could you please give some information about your academic life and studies? Manuel Ferez: I am a Professor on Middle Eastern

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INTERVIEW WITH DR. ROBERT MASON

INTERVIEW WITH DR. ROBERT MASON

upa-admin Eylül 5, 2013 0

Dr. Robert Mason is Lecturer in International Relations department at the British University in Egypt (http://www.bue.edu.eg/). He writes, teaches and researches on the broad subject of International Relations, with a particular emphasis on Middle

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INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR DANIEL PIPES

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR DANIEL PIPES

upa-admin Ağustos 27, 2013 0

Daniel Pipes is President of the American think-tank, the Middle East Forum (http://www.meforum.org/), and publisher of its journal, the Middle East Quarterly. His writing focuses on the American foreign policy, the Middle East, Islam and Islamism. For details

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TURKEY’S FOREIGN POLICY NEEDS A RESET

TURKEY’S FOREIGN POLICY NEEDS A RESET

upa-admin Ağustos 16, 2013 0

Turkey’s current situation proves that the AKP’s foreign policy approach has roundly failed. When they rose to power in 2002, Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, made a

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KİLİS, MİDYAT, ANTAKYA: WHERE HUMANITY IS LAID BARE?

KİLİS, MİDYAT, ANTAKYA: WHERE HUMANITY IS LAID BARE?

upa-admin Temmuz 26, 2013 0

I travelled to Turkey a month or so ago for a wedding, and a friend asked what I would like to do with my few days of free time. My immediate response: let’s go

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THE ARAB WORLD AND DEMOCRACY

THE ARAB WORLD AND DEMOCRACY

upa-admin Haziran 11, 2013 0

The Arab Spring struck the Middle East to the core as popular uprisings landed in Tunisia then Egypt, Libya followed suit after Yemen, yet the course of events was doomed when the process was

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