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Category Archive: Africa, allpost, Asia, Regions, Slider

Sisi’s Gamble: How Egypt’s Turn Toward Iran Changes Power in the Region

In recent months, there has been a major shift in Egypt’s foreign policy. Despite it almost going unnoticed, this unexpected policy change is a source of concern for many actors in the Middle East,...

Can Lebanon’s Old Guard forge new social contract?

Michel Aoun, the leader of the Free Patriotic Movement and Lebanon’s new president, has done what many might have considered impossible until the moment it happened — gaining the acquiescence of...

Turkish-American Relations in the Post-Election Period

As ever, we are nearing the completion of yet another long and controversial presidential race in the U.S., and all the global players are bracing themselves to see and adapt to the final outcome...

Inside the making of India’s foreign policy

A unique experience in a classroom last year caused me to write a new book, titled “Choices: Inside the Making of India’s Foreign Policy.” I was leading a study group on Indian foreign policy...

A Paralyzing Rivalry

As Hamas prepares to elect a new leadership, its outward show of unity masks deep internal divisions that will likely perpetuate its regional isolation. The upcoming internal Hamas elections, which...

What to expect from a Trump-Erdoğan relationship

onald Trump’s election comes at a time when U.S.-Turkey relations are already at perhaps their lowest point in a decade. Many factors account for this: policy differences over how to fight ISIS in...

The promise of a Modi-Trump alliance

Can Donald Trump and Narendra Modi yoke their countries more closely together in a common fight against radical Islam? The early signs look promising, but there’s no guarantee of success. India...

The Failure of Europe in the War Against Terror

For the last three years, Turkey has been constantly criticized in the international arena – mostly by Western governments – for not “doing enough” to deal with foreign fighters and the fight...

The Main Motivation Behind Turkey’s Foreign Policy

The 2000s marked the beginning of a swift transformation for Turkey. Despite all criticisms, it is possible to say that Turkey is making domestic efforts for democratization and normalization and...

The German Nationality Regime and the Rights of Foreigners in Germany

Each state develops a citizenship definition according to its cultural values and historic phenomena. The citizenship definitions across the world can be categorized into three main groups. The first...