Tag: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

When Erdoğan speaks, (even) Russia listens

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In what could be characterized as a historical meeting, Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir...

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Turkey’s Breakup with the West

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In ‘The Clash of Civilizations’, Samuel Huntington made an argument that has become solidified progressively over the past years. He...

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Greece and Turkey on the Negotiation Table

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In what was described by many as a ‘heated exchange’ or even a bickering between the two neighbors, Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos...

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Erdogan’s Turkey: On A Path To Glory (?)

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By now, the effects of the January 2021 US Election have settled in. The focus of US politics has shifted towards mending, rather than...

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The end of Turkish women’s rights era as we know it

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On the 20th of March 2021, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again performed a daring, puzzling, provocative and risky action. The...

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The Battle for the Middle East

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Recent international developments have proven for yet another time that the established status quo is steadily crumbling. The story of...

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Turkish Foreign Policy Pivot: From ‘Zero Problems’ To ‘Nothing But Problems’

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In the last decade, an increasingly frequent topic of discussion is Turkish foreign policy. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has time and...

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Revisionist Territorialism: Turkish Foreign Policy Unravelled

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In the past few months, Erdogan’s boisterous efforts to revivify the glory of the Ottoman Empire have dominated national and...

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The Fall of an Empire, The Rise of a Democracy?

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The Beginning  The gusts of the winds of change in the region of the Middle East have finally caught up with Turkey. After over a...

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