A REALISTIC ASSESSMENT OF THE ARAB SPRING AFTER A DECADE
Arab Spring was the name used for the wave of pro-democracy protests and uprisings that took place in some of the Middle Eastern and North African states beginning in 2010 and 2011 and challengingRead More »
MORE THAN 5,000 PEOPLE KILLED IN MAJOR EARTHQUAKES IN TÜRKİYE AND SYRIA
On February 6, 2023, in the very early morning, around 04:17 by the local time, a terrible earthquake hit southeast Türkiye (Turkey) and northwest Syria. Called as 2023 Gaziantep-Kahramanmaraş earthquakes by the Turkish mediaRead More »
COUNTRIES HAVING SECULARISM AS A CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLE
Introduction There is no questioning that countries implementing secularism and providing an equal approach to people from all religions or non-religious people have more chance to become democratic. There is no doubt that almostRead More »
WHAT IS THE “EUROPEAN POLITICAL COMMUNITY” AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR TURKEY?
Introduction The way forward is clear: strengthen Turkey’s position within Europe, re-invigorate accession negotiations with the EU and steer Turkey away from ideas such as membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The European PoliticalRead More »
NANCY PELOSI’S TEARS OR TO UNDERMINE THE PEACE PROCESS IN THE CAUCASUS FOR THE SAKE OF DOMESTIC POLITICAL INTERESTS
As it is known, in 2020, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces ended the Armenian occupation which lasted for almost 30 years in Azerbaijani territory with the Iron Fist Operation. Azerbaijan resorted to this military optionRead More »
AZERBAIJAN CONSOLIDATES ITS ROLE IN THE SPHERE OF INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
The 44-Day Patriotic War of Azerbaijan against Armenia’s occupation did not only ensure justice and the demands of international law, but also paved the way for cooperation at the international level, enabling the constructionRead More »
HOW WAS 2021 IN THE EUROPEAN UNION? EVALUATION WITHIN THE SCOPE OF LAST EU SUMMIT
The European Union spent 2021 in the shadow of the fight against the epidemic, economic and political turmoil. In 2021, the European Union (EU) focused on issues such as the management of crises causedRead More »
U.S. FOREIGN POLICY: HOW DEMOCRATIC IT SHOULD BE?
46th United States (U.S.) President Joe Biden, starting from the early days of his presidential campaign, has always underlined that democracy will be his priority both in domestic politics, and in foreign policy. Biden,Read More »