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Approaches to and Perceptions of Foreign Policy in Turkey 2022
Dr. Pınar Sayan, Dr. Cihan Dizdaroğlu

The reserach report will be available soon in English.Click here to access the report in Turkish....

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Approaches to and Perceptions of Foreign Policy in Turkey

The research in Approaches to and Perceptions of Foreign Policy in Turkey” aims to analyze the overall approach of different voter groups towards foreign policy, and their opinions about the wea...

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Approaches to and Perceptions of Foreign Policy in Turkey 2021
Dr. Pınar Sayan, Edgar Şar

The research in Approaches to and Perceptions of Foreign Policy in Turkey” aims to analyze the overall approach of different voter groups towards foreign policy, and their opinions about the wea...

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Greek-Turkish Relations at the Crossroads: Cooperation or Rivalry?
Dr. Cihan Dizdaroğlu

The issue of Turkish-Greek relations once more came to the forefront following the most recent developments including Greece’s newly signed defence agreements, Turkey’s request to acquire ...

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The ‘Pure’ Nation Against The ‘Corrupt’ Outsiders: The AKP’s Populist Foreign Policy
Prof. Dr. Evren Balta

To date, the AKP’s foreign policy framework has evolved through three distinct phases: the phase of liberal internationalism characterized by a commitment to the EU and multilateralism (2002&nda...

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United in Euroscepticism: Populist Foreign Policy in Hungary and Poland
Edit Zgut

The post-Cold war age, in particular, the Euroatlantic integration and the multiple crises of the European Union provided fertile ground for the rise of populism both in the East and the West. Researc...

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Turkish-Israeli Relations in the Post-Netanyahu Era
Dr. Louis Fishman

For years, Turkey’s relations with Israel have been stalled. During Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s last 12 years in power (2009-2021), the relationship has continued to hit lower and ...

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Main Conflicts in Turkey's Foreign Policy
Dr. Cihan Dizdaroğlu, Dr. Pınar Sayan

Changing aspects of Turkish foreign policy have long attracted both national and international attention. Some of the most significant developments include the standstill in Turkey’s accession t...

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Now that the CAATSA’s Out of the Bag: Prospects for US-Turkey Ties Under the Biden Administration
Dr. Gönül Tol

After having held off sanctioning Turkey for the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system for more than a year, President Donald Trump had a change of heart. On his way out of office, Trum...

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The Middle East After Trump: A Reshuffling of the Cards?
Galip Dalay

The Middle East’s preparation for the Joe Biden presidency is in full gear. Saudi Arabia is patching up relations with Qatar to de-escalate tension in the Gulf. Israel, in seeking to shut the wi...

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How Will Biden Strengthen the Transatlantic Alliance and How Will It Affect Turkish Foreign Policy?
Güney Yıldız

The valid expectation is that when Joe Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States, he will undo most of the damage done by President Trump and will revitalise the institutions of the Wester...

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What does Biden’s victory mean for Turkey’s relations with Russia?
Dr. Dimitar Bechev

US President Donald Trump’s four years at the White House have been a blessing for Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan squeezed out one concession after the other from his counterpart...

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An Overview of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Role and the Future of the Peace Plans
Karel Valansi

U.S. President Donald Trump claims his peace plan for Israel and Palestine conflict will prove to be the ultimate deal. In this policy note, Karel Valansi discusses the main arguments of Trump's Plan;...

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The New Order in Nagorno-Karabakh: Building an Inclusive Peace
Dr. Pınar Sayan

In this policy note, Dr. Pınar Sayan discusses the new regional order in Caucuses after the ceasefire deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia brokered by Russia. (The policy note is available only in T...

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A Fresh Start On Migration? The New Pact And Its Implications For EU-Turkey Cooperation
Beatriz Godoy Rivas, Laura Batalla Adam

In 2015, as the Syrian Civil War carried on with its destruction of people’s livelihoods, thousands of Syrians who had fled the country into neighboring Turkey began their treacherous journey to...

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The Prospects for Peace in Cyprus - The Impact of Elections in the North
Dr. Cihan Dizdaroğlu

Turkish Cypriots are preparing to elect their fifth president – the next community leader – to guide the peace negotiations. The presidential election in the Turkish Republic of Northern C...

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COVID-19 and the Call For Global Ceasefire
Dr. Pınar Sayan

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres called for a global ceasefire on March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the pandemic poses a serious risk for conflict zones...

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FPT (5) Event Report: Libya's proxy war and its future

The event report of the fifth instalment of Foreign Policy Talks has been published....

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US-Turkey Relations - How to Avoid a Complete Breakdown?
Dr. Oya Dursun-Özkanca

We are observing the most turbulent period in Turkey-US relations, notwithstanding the congenial personal relations between Presidents Trump and Erdoğan. While it is natural to observe occasional dive...

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Is it time to negotiate a complementary framework for Turkey-EU relations?
Dr. İlke Toygür

For years, Turkey and the European Union settled into a very fragile status quo. Even if the relationship proved itself more resilient than many expected, the current framework - Turkey being a candid...

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