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SAUDI ARABIA: FOREIGN POLICY STRATEGY CHANGING

SAUDI ARABIA: FOREIGN POLICY STRATEGY CHANGING

upa-admin Nisan 6, 2014 0

One of the powerful players in the Middle East – Saudi Arabia – has ran across some problems on Syria issue and consequently saw its leverage on Damascus drop dramatically. Riyadh has even given

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CHINA IN THE MIDDLE EAST: “SUBTLE AND RESERVED” POLICY

CHINA IN THE MIDDLE EAST: “SUBTLE AND RESERVED” POLICY

upa-admin Nisan 3, 2014 0

Beijing is increasingly stepping up its foreign policy. Its leverages in different parts of the world are also growing. The Middle East is one of the regions evoking interests in this respect. China is

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IRAN IS THE ENVIRONMENT OF CHANGING GEOPOLITICS: KEY ASPECTS OF FOREIGN POLICY

IRAN IS THE ENVIRONMENT OF CHANGING GEOPOLITICS: KEY ASPECTS OF FOREIGN POLICY

upa-admin Mart 4, 2014 0

Syria issue has failed to steal the spotlight from the geopolitical situation related to Iran’s nuclear program. On the contrary, direction in which leading countries of the world should build their relations with Tehran

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TURKEY-IRAN: WILL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP SUCCEED?

TURKEY-IRAN: WILL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP SUCCEED?

upa-admin Şubat 16, 2014 0

Visit of Prime Minister R.T. Erdoğan to Tehran revealed some intriguing aspects. Experts were quick to respond, claiming that strategic interests underpin Ankara-Tehran rapprochement. Admittedly, Iran-Turkey relations are capable of impacting geopolitical dynamics of

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“STRATEGIC ABSURD”: DANGEROUS HEIGHT OF SUNNI-SHIA STRIFE

“STRATEGIC ABSURD”: DANGEROUS HEIGHT OF SUNNI-SHIA STRIFE

upa-admin Şubat 1, 2014 0

Speculations emerge that countries in the Middle East are grouping amongst themselves lately, based on denominational difference. Sunnis and Shias are said to be fighting each other in Iraq. How founded are these allegations

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EUROPE’S CHANCES IN THE ARAB WORLD

EUROPE’S CHANCES IN THE ARAB WORLD

upa-admin Ocak 9, 2014 3

When revolts sneaked in the Arab World, a number of regimes were toppled while other thrones were shaken. Among others, Europe was quick in its response and adopted a new approach to relations with

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THE MIDDLE EAST: IS A NEW NUCLEAR THREAT EMERGING?

THE MIDDLE EAST: IS A NEW NUCLEAR THREAT EMERGING?

upa-admin Aralık 5, 2013 0

Encouraging news on the Iran issue soothed the world community to some extent. But now, the news on Saudi Arabia’s intention to get nuclear weapons began to spread. Experts regard this as a dangerous

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WAY OUT OF “IMPASSE”

WAY OUT OF “IMPASSE”

upa-admin Kasım 30, 2013 0

At last, the world community sighed with relief. The world`s six great powers came to a preliminary agreement on the Iran nuclear program in the Swiss city of Geneva. Some experts labeled this as

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THE STRATEGIC CHOICE TO ANGER ALLIES

THE STRATEGIC CHOICE TO ANGER ALLIES

upa-admin Kasım 26, 2013 0

While most of us in America were sleeping, U.S. and Iranian officials were in Geneva the night of November 24 hammering out the latest agreement over Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Americans waking up to the

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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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