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SOME THOUGHTS ON TURKEY’S MILITARY OPERATION TOWARDS SYRIA

SOME THOUGHTS ON TURKEY’S MILITARY OPERATION TOWARDS SYRIA

upa-admin Ekim 15, 2019 0

Introduction Turkey’s Operation “Peace Spring” (Barış Pınarı) was initiated by Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) on October 9, 2019 upon the decision taken by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Accordingly, on Wednesday, starting from 4.30

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NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY

NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 10, 2019 0

As Turkey’s economic problems deepen with the ongoing recession and the volatility in Turkish lira[1], dissatisfaction with the current political system increases both at the mass and political elite levels in the country. After

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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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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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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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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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