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Paradigm Shift between Turkey and the Kurds: From ‘Clash of the Titans’ to ‘Game of Thrones’
Throughout the history of the Turkish Republic, its military and political elites in Ankara have regarded the Kurdish question as a security issue. Therefore, initiating the ‘peace process’ with the PKK and developing ...
Follow the money
(SAGE Publications Ltd, 2016-12)
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Turkish foreign policy after the 'Arab Spring': from agenda-setter state to agenda-entrepreneur state
(Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2014)
This article explores Turkey's changing foreign policy approach towards the Middle East after the spread of the Arab upheavals to Syria. Instead of preserving the status quo, Ankara has turned to a revisionist state that ...
Turkey and the Kurdish Question: Last Exit Before the Bridge
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2016)
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) government initiated a peace process with the Kurds in January 2013 to become the first government since 1984 to systematically negotiate with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) ...
The Role of Democracy in the Recognition of De Facto States: An Empirical Assessment
(Lynne Rienner Publ Inc, 2014-10)
De facto states are regarded as political authorities functioning within a certain territory without international legal recognition. However, de facto states aim to gain the recognition of other states in order to be ...
Populism and foreign policy in Turkey under the AKP rule
A revisionist tone that has created several crisis has become more pronounced in Turkish foreign policy. This trend has been particularly evident after 2010 when the AKP consolidated its power base, the military's tutelage ...
Securing energy or energising security: The impact of Russia's energy policy on Turkey's accession to the European Union
(Palgrave Macmıllan Ltd, 2013-09)
The emergence of an energy security crisis between Russia and European countries has cast doubt on the argument that commercial ties lead to peaceful political relations between states as the energy trade between Russia ...
Opportunity and Willingness as a Pre-Theoretical Framework in Explaining Wars
(Uluslararası İlişkiler Konseyi Derneği, 2018-01-01)
Grand theories of international relations seek to produce general patterns, which are supposedly valid across time and space, yet fail to address particular actors and cases. According to Benjamin Most and Harvey ...
Competitive jihadism: Understanding the survival strategies of jihadist de facto states
(Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research, Ihsan Dogramaci Peace Foundation, 2019-01)
The debates dealing with ISIS address the questions of how ISIS is conceptualized, what its aim is, and how it has successfully retained a core sovereignty zone. This study attempts to answer these questions by proposing ...
The State’s Changing Role Regarding the Kurdish Question of Turkey: From Consistent Tutelage to Volatile Securitization
(SAGE Publications Inc., 2019-02)
Disappearance of the established security paradigm of Kemalist state has not helped to create strong institutions and legal-bureaucratic structures that are supposed to prevent a certain political elite to dominate the ...