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THE RISE AND FALL OF ISIS: REGIONAL DYNAMICS AND GLOBAL AMBITIONS

THE RISE AND FALL OF ISIS: REGIONAL DYNAMICS AND GLOBAL AMBITIONS

upa-admin Mart 7, 2018 1

Is it the end of DAESH (ISIS)? It is difficult to see how the group could return after the recapturing of Raqqa and Mosul, but the quick rise and apparent fall of ISIS has

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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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ERBIL NOTES (MAY 2017)

ERBIL NOTES (MAY 2017)

upa-admin Mayıs 17, 2017 0

I participated into an international conference (AEC17 – Administration and Economics Conference 2017) organized by Lebanese French University and Erbil Polytechnic University last week and had chance to visit Erbil city once again for

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PATRIOTISM VERSUS NATIONALISM

PATRIOTISM VERSUS NATIONALISM

upa-admin Mayıs 1, 2017 0

One of the most interesting discussion topics in Political Theory is the difference between nationalism and patriotism. While some liberal and Marxist critics equate nationalism with patriotism and find no significant difference between these

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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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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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A NEW CHAPTER IN TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY

A NEW CHAPTER IN TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY

upa-admin Haziran 28, 2016 0

Turkish and international analysts express their views on the recent activism in Turkish foreign policy in last few days. With the Rome Consensus on June 27, 2016, Turkey and Israel signed a protocol to

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