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Turkey's Pivotal Role in an Uncertain Era; Form the Desk of the Editor, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
  The acute economic crisis that has negatively impacted countries accross world, has not only affected global business and international trade; it has also influenced the dynamics of geostrategy and politics in unprcedented ways. This issue...
Cyprus Should not Miss What May be the Last Chance for Unification and a Common Future, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
Despite the presence of a huge body of work of the UN, never before in the history of Cyprus negotiations had the two parties agreed on so much that defines the path to the solution of the problem. It is the expectation of the two peoples in Cyprus,...
The Vision for Turkey in the UN Security Council, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
Financing for development is no longer about the old paradigm of aid dependency or charity, or about the North teaching the South. It is about an investment in a stable and inclusive future. That requires including new voices at the table, boosting...
Turkey: A Success in Modernization, A Failure in Self-promotion, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
In this piece based on his speech at ARI Movement’s 10th Annual International Security Conference, Nirj Deva summarizes the successes of Turkey’s modernization and democratization project, identifies the key areas which make Turkey indispensible to...
Improving the NATO-EU Partnership: A Turkish Partnership, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
As recent events in Georgia demonstrate, the Euro-Atlantic security environment remains complex and subject to unforeseeable developments. Ongoing operations in Afghanistan and Kosovo as well as possible future crises put a premium on close...
Turkey in the Unfolding New Chapter of the Big Energy Game, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
The Russia-Georgia war, which sent shock waves across Europe, impacted regional geostrategic and energy calculations. Regarding gas policies, it not only increased the political engagement of the EU but also led to a readjustment in the Turkish,...
The Incoming Obama Administration: Implications for Turkey, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
In order to prepare for a new chapter in Turkish-American relations, it is essential to assess the incoming Obama Administration and to objectively analyze the implications for Turkey. The selection of the new Obama cabinet reveals a great deal...
Election Strategy for Turkish American Voters, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
With the elections in the U.S. behind us, the author argues against the logic of many Turkish Americans to vote on the basis of the Armenian Genocide bill and instead urges them to vote in accordance with their own values, domestic priorities, and...
Moscow Declaration on Nagarno-Karabakh: A View from Baku, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
Pointing out the pros and cons of the Moscow Declaration for both Armenia and Azerbaijan, the author argues that the interests of Russia have shifted post August war (with Georgia) and that this may be the determinant of whether a resolution of the...
Quest for Hard Power: The EU and the Black Sea Region after the Russia-Georgia War, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
The European Union sees itself as an advocate of the “soft power” approach in its external relations. The author argues that, due to the presence of an increasingly assertive Russia in the Black Sea region, this policy is no longer...
Ideology and Pragmatism in Turkish Foreign Policy: From Ataturk to the AKP, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
Observers who interpret Turkish foreign policy through the lens of an ideological debate between the country’s Eastern and Western identities have often overlooked the pragmatic motives that shaped policy decisions. In formulating their...
Moscow and Greek Orthodox Patriarchates, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
The Moscow Patriarchate and the Istanbul Greek Orthodox Patriarchate are both transnational actors that have a claim of leadership over World Orthodoxy. The Post-Soviet era brought new challenges to both churches and specific goals: to maintain the...
Minorities within Minorities: Between the ''Self'' and the ''Other'', Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
Although, for centuries, we have witnessed different forms of nationalism, we cannot deny the fact that the international community lacked the necessary pace to form the instruments that would provide the protection of national, ethnic, religious or...
Academia: Regional Developments, Reports and Events – November 2008, Fall 2008Friday, December 5, 2008
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This issue was published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Turkey Office.
From the Desk of the Editor TPQ’s Fall 2019 issue, published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, titled Populism and the Age of Upheaval, examines the rise of populism and its impact on the international order – from governance issues to the environment to gender ideology. Since 2016, the world has been monitoring and trying to forecast the turnout of a series of events that started with...
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