This time around, Washington serves to ease tensions, as the Trump administration made a $12-billion military deal and decided to hold joint exercises with Qatar.
Why will the Qatar crisis make the region more vulnerable to security issues? What are the main problems of isolation of Qatar? How would the ongoing crisis affect regional conflicts?
The attempt to politically ostracise the tiny emirate is more likely to isolate Riyadh than to bring Qatar to its knees.
The analysis outlines the process through which the EU-Turkey Joint Action Plan (JAP) on refugees came into being and examines the impact of the agreement, including its challenges and successes.
How U.S. support to the PYD/PKK in Syria will affect the Turkey-U.S. relationship? What will be the implications of the U.S. strategy to defeat DAESH for the region? How is the PKK taking advantage of the U.S. military assistance to the YPG?
The purpose of this analysis is to reflect on how a Trump presidency will influence the course of US relations with the State of Israel.
What are the decisive factors in Turkey’s relations with various regions and partners? What policy should Turkey adopt to enhance or establish amicable relations and sustain existing ones? What is the place of the “increasing friends” policy in the near future of Turkish foreign policy?
What are the weaknesses of the current system of governance in terms of the economy? What will the presidential system bring to the Turkish Economy?
False & True: OSCE's Report on the Constitutional Referendum of April 16, 2017
What are the institutional necessities of effective threat response within the current security environment? What advantages will the new constitutional amendments provide in meeting these necessities?
The main theme of this study is in response to Turkey’s desire to build a systemic and high-tech integrated national air-missile defense system against perceived risks and potential threats.
This report entitled “The PKK’s Branch in Northern Syria: PYD-YPG” aims to answer basic questions about the PYD and is one of the leading reports originally penned in Turkish.
This commentary analyzes the question of political transformation in Turkey, which has been a hotly debated issue for more than 40 years.
Debate over the government system has occupied Turkey’s political and constitutional agenda for many years. Yet the discussions that have taken place have not, until very recently, progressed beyond the level of popular discourse.
The analysis will examine the outstanding features of the constitutional design in pursuit of executive presidency in addition to the historical background of the transformation.