The Levant; Search for a Regional Order, 2018

14 Ocak 2019

The Levant; Search for a Regional Order, 2018   The rapid developments of recent years have drastically altered the political and economic landscapes of most countries in the Levant. Faced with a myriad of challenges, the (re)construction of a regional order in the region remains a highly complex and difficult…


The future of Europe and the EU

09 Mart 2017

Amid rising populism, xenophobia, and anti-establishment moods globally, several European countries including the Netherlands, France, Germany, and possibly Italy are preparing for an election cycle that may have significant impact on the future of the EU and indeed Europe. The combination of Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S., Britain’s Brexit…


Tough decisions ahead for Britain

30 Haziran 2016

The European Union has been one of the more successful initiatives in history in advancing peace, democracy and human rights, in addition to the economic and political transformation of not only the European continent but also its neighborhood. Although not a security organization or an alliance per se, it has…


Referandumdan çıkan ayrılık kararı Birleşik Krallık’ın sonunu getirebilir mi?

24 Haziran 2016

Avrupa Birliği (AB) ile yol ayrımına gelen İngiltere kararını verdi. Sabah saatlerinde sonuçları açıklanan Brexit referandumuna göre İngilizler AB’den ayrılma kararı aldı. Kararın İngiltere için olumsuz sonuçlar getirebileceğine dikkat çeken Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın, "Bu karar, Birleşik Krallık kavramının sonunu getirecek bir sürecin başlangıcı olabilir" dedi. Günlerdir beklenen ve İngiltere’nin…


A 2020 Vision for the Black Sea Region

10 Mayıs 2010

The Black Sea region is coming into its own - but it is a contested and sometimes dangerous neighbourhood. It has undergone countless political transformations over time. And now, once again, it is becoming the subject of an intense debate. This reflects the changing dynamics of the Black Sea countries…


Turkey’s Caucasus Policies

09 Mayıs 2010

UNISCI DISCUSSION PAPERS, NO. 23, 2010. Mustafa AYDIN The emergence of newly independent states in the Caucasus at the end of the Cold War presented challenges toTurkey, while enlarging its role. The collapse of the Soviet Union removed the century-old Soviet/Russianthreat, while at the same time created a power vacuum…