Browsing by Subject "Foreign Policy"
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Bringing the Empire Back In: The Gradual Discovery of the Ottoman Empire in Turkish Foreign Policy Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Brill Academic Publishers, 2016)This article traces the emergence of references to the Ottoman Empire in the discourse and practice of Turkish foreign policy since the late 1940s. It argues that present-day emphasis on the Ottoman Empire and its legacy in Turkey has not happened in a vacuum but rather has been a gradual process that has taken place over decades helping to justify Turkey's foreign policy. The article also shows that politicians from different sections of the political spectrum were crucial in reclaiming the Ottoman ...
The establishment of israel recognition of a new state in the middle east and its repercussions on the Turkish public (1936 – 1956) Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2016)The nationalist outlook of the Turkish state since the beginning of the Republican era targeted uniform identity formation. While it did not recognize the existence of ethnic identities as long as they were Muslim non-Muslims were challenging this ideal. During this social engineering the religious minorities and the state had very turbulent relations. The Jews were presented as model citizens to other religious minorities. However they were not accepted as equal citizens and the mistrust the state ...
The evolution of deterrence theory for a new dimension The challenges of cyber deterrence strategies in international system Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2019)States that have become the main actors of the international system after the Treaty of Westphalia; have seen cyberspace as a new field to carry out their traditional policies in addition to land, sea, air, and space. However, unlike other dimensions, since cyberspace is human-made and its design philosophy attaches importance to rapid and anonymous information sharing at low cost among parties rather than security; states face several non-traditional problems such as attribution problem, abundance ...
From the Atlantic pact to NATO: debating Turkey's location and function in the Turkish grand national assembly Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Uluslararası İlişkiler Konseyi Derneği, 2012)This article using critical geopolitics as a framework analyzes identity formation in Turkey during Turkey's NATO accession. The main thesis of this article is that identity that is made through foreign policy discourse should not only be confined to debates about location culture and values but should also include a country's own perceptions about its international function. This article analyzes debates in the Turkish Grand National Assembly just before and after Turkey's NATO accession and it ...
Greek Foreign Policy in Defence of the National Interest: Teetering between Exceptionalism and Integration Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Uluslararası İlişkiler Konseyi Derneği, 2018)This paper aims to explain how crisis-ridden Greece defines and defends its national interest. The constellation of the twin economic and migration crises coupled with the increasingly transactional nature of the global order have forced Greece's hand in sticking to its guns with regard to its membership in both NATO and the European Union. While deterrence vis-a-vis Turkey remains a high priority Greece has had to labour to regain its status and credibility within both aforementioned organizations ...
Turkey's evolving relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG): from 2002 to 2011 / Türkiye'nin Kürdistan Bölgesel Yönetimi (KBY) ile dönüşen ilişkileri: 2002-2011 Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2019)The aim of this thesis is to analyze Turkey’s evolving relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) under the Justice and Development Party (JDP) (2002 – 2011). In contrast to the security-oriented policy during the 1990s, Turkey has developed relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to the level of a ‘strategic partnership,' following the invasion of Iraq in 2003. In particular, the relations between the KRG and the Turkish government have increased rapidly politically, ...