International Security

ODAK Suriye - IV : Rusya ve İran’ın Suriye Politikaları

11 Temmuz 2020

Panorama ile Güvenlik Portalı ortaklığında geliştirilen ve eş zamanlı yayınlanacak olan “Odak Suriye” programının dördüncüsü için sanal ortamda bir araya gelen Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın (Kadir Has Üniversitesi), Doç. Dr. Nihat Ali Özcan (TOBB-ETÜ) ve Dr. Kaan Kutlu Ataç (Mersin Üniversitesi), Suriye’deki son gelişmeleri ve Rusya’nın Suriye politikalarının neler olduğunu…


Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın NTV'de Yayınlanan Yakın Plan Programına Konuk Oldu 18.06.2020

18 Haziran 2020

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın, NTV'de yayınlanan Yakın Plan programında, Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Heyeti'nin Libya'ya yaptığı ziyareti, Libya'da gelinen son noktayı ve Türkiye'nin gelecekte Libya politikasının ne olacağı, Libya'da çatışma sahasının durumu, Rusya'nın Libya'daki politikalarının neler olacağı ve Hafter sonrası başka bir aktörle yola devam edip etmeyeceği, ABD ve Türkiye'nin Libya'da ortak…


Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın EKOTÜRK'te Ali Değermenci'nin sunduğu Dünyanın Halleri Programına Konuk Oldu

16 Haziran 2020

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın 16 Haziran 2020 günü salı günü Ali Değermenci'nin sunduğu Dünyanın Halleri programında Doğu Akdeniz'deki son durumu ve münhasır ekonomik bölge tartışmalarını, Rusya'nın Doğu Akdeniz ve Libya'daki faaliyetlerini, NATO'nun Rusya'nın Libya'daki ve Suriye'deki faaliyetlerinden rahatsızlık duyduğu açıklamasını Türkiye'nin Ulusal Mutabakat Hükümeti'yle beraber Libya'daki etkinliğini değerlendirdi.  


20. Yüzyılda Ortaklaşa Güvenlik Kavramı ve Uluslararası Örgütler

23 Mayıs 2019

Birinci Dünya Savaşı sonunda dünya barışını sağlamak üzere kurulan Milletler Cemiyeti başarısız olunca, durumdan ders çıkaran devletler İkinci Dünya Savaşı sonunda farklı bir uluslararası örgüt olarak Milletler Cemiyeti'ni kurdular. Ne hedeflendi? Arka planı nedir? ne kadar başarılı oldu? Sorunlar neler? Nasıl reform edilebilir?


Syria at a crossroads

05 Nisan 2018

The Syrian civil war has entered its eight year with no sign of ending soon. On the contrary, the further entanglement of regional and international actors in the conflict hints at a likely continuation of violence. The humanitarian aspect of the civil war has already become the biggest ever crisis…


Güney Kafkasya ve Rusya

29 Mart 2018

The situation in the Southern Caucasus, Russia's activities, the role and interests of Turkey, Iran, the European Union and the United States in the region were discussed at the College of Europe in Natolin by Dr. Tracey German from King's College in London, Yana Zabanova from the University of Groningen,…


Trump’s national security strategy

28 Aralık 2017

Starting from his election campaign, United States President Donald Trump has been a controversial politician, drawing attention with his unprecedented statements, actions and tweets. While he is about to complete his first year in office amid constant talk of wrongdoing and possible impeachment, Trump has already demonstrated that he would…


The internet shutdown

27 Ekim 2016

Millions of people all over the world woke up on Oct. 21 to a direct threat to their lifestyles and work. When they tried to go through their social media accounts first thing in the morning, as most of us do nowadays, they could not manage to connect, as the…


Prof. Dr. Aydın; “İŞİD, Suriye ve Irak’ta sıkıştıkça terör saldırılarındaki yöntemini de değiştiriyor”

15 Temmuz 2016

Fransa’daki 14 Temmuz Ulusal Gün kutlamalarında meydana gelen terör saldırısından sonra gözler tekrar terör örgütü İŞİD’e çevrilirken,terör saldırısında kullandığı yöntemde yeni bir tartışma konusu oldu. İstanbul Kadir Has Üniversitesi Rektörü Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın, Fransa’daki terör saldırısıyla ve İŞİD’in saldırıda kullandığı yöntem ile ilgili dikkat çeken açıklamalarda bulundu. İŞİD’in son…


Towards NATO’s Warsaw summit

19 Mayıs 2016

The official activation of NATO’s first land-based ballistic missile defense system in Deveselu, a former air base in southern Romania, on May 12, has added another layer to the already strained relationship between Russia and the West. The security assessments for the eastern and southern flanks of NATO have been…


Nagorno-Karabakh conundrum

07 Nisan 2016

The speed of the world politics as such that our attentions are diverted every day to a different part of the world, where a new, or sometimes not so-new, conflicts, crises, problems flare up. Most of the time, the world leadership, content with window dressing, fails to address their root…


Confronting the past in Bosnia

31 Mart 2016

It has been more than 20 years since the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, popularly known as the Dayton Accords, were signed at a U.S. Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, in November 1995 under the auspices of U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Europe Richard…


Cyberspace: Privacy vs. security

25 Şubat 2016

Advances in information technologies and the increase in the use of the Internet have drastically changed human life. The biggest transformation has in fact occurred in cyberspace and a substantial amount of information has already been moved to online storage. These changes undoubtedly create various opportunities as well as challenges,…


Towards a new Cold War

18 Şubat 2016

The rapid changes and escalated tension in the Syrian civil war have been occupying international agenda for a very long time. Indeed, it has become a crucial issue for global security with its convoluted social, economic, humanitarian, military, and geostrategic aspects. The complexity of the situation was once again reflected…


The Iran question

28 Ocak 2016

Six months after the breakthrough deal between Iran and the P5+1 group in July 2015, the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency, declared on Jan. 16 that Iran has complied with the initial requirements of the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.” As a result, the U.N. sanctions on Iran…


Russia’s new strategic posture

07 Ocak 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the last day of 2015, approving a document that updates and replaces Russia’s existing National Security Strategy (NSS) paper, which had been in force since 2009. The updated strategy paper essentially summarizes Russia’s national interests and defines its strategic priorities for the…


Hybrid warfare and international security

24 Aralık 2015

The international security agenda and the theoretical ways to study it have expanded tremendously since the end of the Cold War. Once the strict control of the global east-west military ideological rivalry lifted, various new threats and ways to analyze them emerged. These were the issues discussed in a three-day…


The real threat to us all: Climate change

17 Aralık 2015

At long last, after years of bickering and weeks of intense bargaining, the world’s leaders acknowledged the current dismal state of the environment in Paris on Dec. 11 and pledged their support to attempt to prevent a global catastrophe in the foreseeable future by agreeing on several preventive measures. The…


Ignore at your own peril

19 Kasım 2015

The series of coordinated gun attacks and suicide bombings in multiple targets in Paris and Beirut on Nov. 13, 2015, killed at least 170 people and severely wounded several hundred. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility of both attacks in France and Lebanon, once again…


Europe’s refugee saga

22 Ekim 2015

The European Union has been struggling to cope with the steady influx of people fleeing from turmoil, conflicts and harsh conditions in the Middle East, Africa and Asia for years. But the matters came to a tipping point after mainly Syrian and Afghan refugees pushed their way onto the EU…


US ramblings in Syria

15 Ekim 2015

The Russian military build-up and bombing in Syria has added to the already existing tension between Russia and the West since the former’s occupation of Crimea, and has prompted a new confrontation area on NATO’s southeastern flank in addition to difficulties on the eastern flank. Russia’s deliberate violations of Turkish…


Confusion about international affairs

04 Haziran 2015

Although Turkey will hold general elections this Sunday, its foreign policy has been hardly discussed during the propaganda period, except briefly in connection with government’s policies vis-à-vis Syria. Economic promises of contesting parties, discussion on per capita income, unemployment rate and poverty have been dominating the agenda. As in most countries,…


NATO Siber Suçları da İçeren Hibrit Tehditleri Değerlendirdi

22 Mayıs 2015

Türkiye’nin ev sahipliğinde 13-14 Mayıs 2015 tarihlerinde Antalya’da gerçekleştirilen NATO Dışişleri Bakanları Zirvesi’ne paralel olarak düzenlenen “NATO Gençlik Zirvesi”ne katılan Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın, NATO üye ülkelerinden toplantıya katılan geleceğin liderleriyle, değişen uluslararası güvenlik gündemi ve NATO’nun söz konusu tehditlerle başa çıkma yöntemleri konusunda görüşlerini paylaştı. NATO Gençlik Zirvesi’nin açılışını…


Quo Vadis in negotiations with Iran?

27 Kasım 2014

The negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, that is, the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany, regarding Iran’s nuclear enrichment program was extended on Monday for another seven months, just hours before the deadline. Though the negotiators had maintained their optimism throughout…


Re-charging the superpower

06 Kasım 2014

While the U.S.-led coalition was busy bombing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) forces in Iraq and Syria, a recent probe by the Russian Air Force all over NATO air space and beyond brought back memories of the Cold War and further increased tension between Russia and…


Keeping NATO relevant

11 Eylül 2014

Since the end of the Cold War, NATO has been trying valiantly to reform itself to remain relevant in the face of ever changing global threats. Enlarged definitions of threat have been adopted without clear boundaries and accordingly NATO has transformed itself from an alliance of collective defense to a collective security…


Friends and foes in the intelligence world

04 Eylül 2014

Bu yazı 04.09.2014 tarihinde Hurriyet Daily News Gazetesi'nde yayımlanmıştır. Intelligence is an essential component of survival in international politics; all states attempt to spy on others. In modern times, information has included not only survival and security, but also trade tactics, economic policy and technological advancements, as well as anything remotely…


Do we need a hegemon?

15 Mayıs 2014

Bu yazı 15.05.2014 tarihinde Hurriyet Daily News Gazetesi'nde yayımlanmıştır. The world systems theory, espoused by Immanuel Wallerstein, identified a number of hegemonic world powers, which had emerged one after the other since the 16th century, to dominate the international system for about a century, then declined and was replaced by another…


Creating a cyber zone for Europe

20 Şubat 2014

Bu yazı 20.02.2014 tarihinde Hurriyet Daily News Gazetesi'nde yayımlanmıştır. While we were busy discussing new Internet restrictions and their connection with fundamental freedoms and democratic rights in Turkey, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced her enthusiasm this week, in her weekly podcast, to create a secure European network for the protection of data. This…


Regionalization of Great Power Security – Near Abroad, Broader Middle East, and European Neighbourhood

20 Mart 2007

GLOBALISATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES: RECONCEPTUALISING SECURITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY, SPRINGER, 2007 Mustafa Aydın and Neslihan Kaptanoğlu The end of the Cold War and the 9/11 attacks had profound effects on international relations. Despite the interpretation of 9/11 by some as manifestation of the growing importance of globalization at the…


Regional In/security: Redefining Threats and Responses

12 Eylül 2005

This proceedings includes revised papers submitted to the international conference on "Regional In/Security: Redefining Threats and Responses" organized by the International Relations Department of Ankara University, in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division and InternationalRelations Council of Turkey. The main aim of the Conference, which was held in Antalya on 20-23 October 2005, was to…