Hardly a day passes without a new development that fuels the turmoil in the Middle East. Recently, regional and global powers have been focusing on the future of the Kurds in the region yet again, thanks to a referendum held on Sept. 25 in territories controlled by the Iraqi Kurdistan…devamı
Tensions in the Asia-Pacific
North Korea’s second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test on July 28, three weeks after its first test on July 4, raised tensions in the Asia-Pacific and strained relations between China and the United States. The U.S. President Donald Trump, while tweeting from his account that the U.S. “will no longer allow this…devamı
Quo vadis Turkish foreign policy
The Center for Turkish Studies (CTRS) at Kadir Has University has released the results of its annual Public Perceptions on Turkish Foreign Policy survey last week. It was conducted in 26 cities across Turkey with 1,000 people between June 6-30, and shows the public’s perceptions on foreign policy are generally…devamı
What next in Cyprus?
The latest attempt to reunite Cyprus failed intense negotiations in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, on July 7. The quintet talks under the auspices of U.N. Secretary-General was seen as the most promising occasion in years with two solution-minded leaders, Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus (RoC) and Mustafa Akıncı of the…devamı
What’s next against ISIL?
Nearly nine months after the start of the offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to retake Mosul after three years, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory and government control of his country’s second largest city on July 9. But the city is devastated, thousands…devamı