Gulf of Basra
U.S - Middle East
Central Asia-Middle East
Conferences - Symposiums
Panels & Workshops
Turkmen Intellectuals Meetings
We talked to the Vice President of the Iraqi Turkmen Front and Kerkuk Deputy of Iraqi Parliment Hasan Turan, about the political crisis in Bagdad, position of the Iraqi Turkmen Front and situation of Turkmen.
We talked to Turkmen Member of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Parliament Aydın Maruf, about political crisis in Baghdad and KRG and Turkmen stuation in Iraq.
We talked to Mr. Sagezli about the political situation in Libya
We talked to the Chairman of Kirkuk Provincial Council about the situation in Kirkuk.
We talked to Muhammed Murtaza Yetiş, the Chief Advisor of the Prime Minister about how the developments in Syria after 2011 were politically percieved.
We talked to the Iraqi Minister of Electricity about the economic situation in Iraq.
We talked to the First Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Humam Baqir Hamoudi about the roots of and the current situation of ISIS.
We talked to the Vice Chairman of the Kurdistan Islamic Movement (Yekgirtu) about the stance of Yekgirtu towards the presidential crisis in Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).
We talked to the president of the PUK Academy and Research Institute, Ferid Asaserd about the latest developments in the fight against ISIS in terms of KRG.
We talked to president of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces Khaled Khoja on the overall evaluation of the revolution in Syria and evolution of the armed conflict in the aftermath.
Ortadoğu Analiz talked to Dr. Fuad Hussein,the Chief of Staff to the Presidency of the KRG, on the broad tensions in the Middle East, how are they affecting Iraq in general and KRG in particular.
We talked to President of Syrian Turkmen Assembly Abdurrahman Mustafa on the Syrian Turkmen
Ortadoğu Analiz talked to Gökhan Çetinsaya, Prime Ministry's Chief Advisor, on Iraq's basic dynamics after 2003 and Turkey-Iraq Relations.
Ortadoğu Analiz talked to Davood Feirahi on the Middle East and the Rising Secterianism in the Region
Mulla Bakhtiar: “The Reasons behind ISIS Was Socio-Economic Issues and Lack of Democracy”
We, as Ortadoğu Analiz, talked to Sayyid, on the “Regional Order and Possibility of New Politics in the Middle East” during the II. Middle Eastern Congress on Politics and Society which was organized by the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies at Sakarya University on 14-17 October 2014.
We talked to Kirkuk Governor Najmaldin Karim about Turkey-Iraq relations, the situation of new Iraqi government, Kurdish Regional Government dealing problem with ISIL and Kirkuk.
We talked to co-founder of the Arab Reform Initiative Bassma Kodmani about international society’s approach to Syrian civil war, current situation of Syrian opposition and expectations from international actors.
We talked to Ambassador Mohamed El Fatah NACIRI, who served as the Head of Mission of the League of Arab States to Ankara since February, 2010, about the Middle East before and after Arab Spring; and the League of Arab States which is a international and regional actor.
ORSAM has launched the new issue of the ORSAM Inteviews on Regional Affairs. This edition features an interview with Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu, the President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB).
ORSAM has launched An in-depth interview series, entitled ORSAM Interviews on Regional Affairs. The first edition features an interview with the Predident of Prime Ministry’s Disaster and Emergency Management Agency Dr. Fuat Oktay.
In Beirut, Lebanese capital, ORSAM presented its report titled “Effects of the Syrian crisis on the Neighboring Countries”.
ORSAM Panel on “Effects of the Syrian Crisis on the Neighboring Countries” in Cooperation with Issam Fares Institute, American University of Beirut
Güneydoğum Association in Ankara held a workshop titled “the Problems of Refugees and their Future” on 12 May 2016, which was hosted and supported by Ankara Commodity Exchange.
On 4-7 May, 2016, 2nd International Middle East Symposium on “State, Non-State Actors, and Democracy”, took place at Kırıkkale University.
ORSAM conducted a project with the support of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Turkey Office. Within the framework of this project, a meeting to launch the report entitled “The Effects of the Syrian Crisis on the Neighboring Countries” was held at Ankara Swiss Hotel on 26 April 2016.
A delegation of the representatives from 8 political parties and undersecretaries of the parliament of Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government visited Turkey as the guests of ORSAM on 17-20 April 2016.
ORSAM and YBÜ/ULISA Center organized a joint panel, titled ‘Iran and Its Neighbors: Opportunities and Challenges,’ on March 31st, 2016.
The Special Representative of the President of the Republic of South Africa for the Middle East Peace Process and the accompanying delegation paid a visit to ORSAM within the scope of their visit to Turkey that took place on 2-6 March 2016.
ORSAM together with SESRIC and Centre for and Foundation for Political and Social Research (SETA) organised an Expert Group Meeting on "Radicalism and Violent Extremism" on 2 March 2016 at in Ankara.
ORSAM, with the support of the External Relations Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, SAM and Japanese Embassy in Ankara, organized a symposium entitled “Turkey-Japan Dialogue on Global Affairs” on 01 March 2016 in Ankara HiltonSa Hotel.
ORSAM hosted a delegation of diplomats from MIKTA member states on Thursday, 18 February 2016. The MIKTA delegation was accompanied by representatives from Foreign Policy Academy of Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
ORSAM and Amman based MESC (Middle East Studies Center) organized a joint workshop in Amman, Jordan on February 15, 2016. The workshop was moderated by Dr. Mohammad Abu-Hammour, Secretary General of Arab Thought Forum, and attended by some political analysts, journalists, and researchers.
Launching of the documentary entitled 'Syrian Spillover', which is about the Syrian refugees in Turkey and filmed to draw the attention to the humanitarian tragedy of the Syrian crisis with the support of ORSAM, European Commission, AFAD, Young Friends of Turkey, Sweedish Embassy and Heinrich Böll Foundation Turkey Representation, took place at the European Parliament on 12 January 2016.
ORSAM organized a number of events and hold meetings in Tehran, the capital city of Iran on January 9-10, 2016.
A meeting, entitled “Strategic Vision Workshop for Syrian Turkmen”, has been organized in Ankara in cooperation with the Syrian Turkmen Assembly and Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM).
ORSAM organized a panel, entitled New Regional Dynamics After the Nuclear Deal and Turkey-Iran Relations, on 23 December 2015.
ORSAM, together with the UCL and the IPLI, organized a conference entitled "Stepping up EU-Turkey Cooperation on Support of Refugees and Migration Management and on Counter-Terrorism" on 16 November 2015.
ORSAM hosted a conference titled “Radicalization in the Mediterranean Region: Old And New Drivers” together with the New-Med Research Network and IAI (Instituto Affari Internazionali) on 14 December 2015.
A meeting to launch the report, titled “Turkey-Lebanon Friendship Bridge: The Turkish Presence and the Ottoman Heritage in Lebanon,” was held in Beirut on 11 December 2015.
The Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) delegation paid a visit to ORSAM on 3 December 2015.
SAM Student Platform, which is established by the students who did their internship and got training in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Turkey and works under the consultancy of the Center for Strategic Research (SAM), visited ORSAM on 26 November 2015.
ORSAM hosted the delegation of the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SAM) on November 19, 2015.
Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) held a meeting with the cooperation of Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV), TOBB University of Economics and Technology (TOBB ETÜ) and Young Friends of Turkey (YFoT) on 6th November 2015 at TOBB ETÜ.
Representatives of Vietnam based Institute for Africa and Middle East Studies (IAMES), Dr. Nguyen Manh Hung ve Pham Thi Kim Hue paid a visit to ORSAM on 27th October 2015.
7th Uludağ Conference on International Relations “In Search of a New Order in International System” took place on 21-22 October 2015 and ORSAM session was held on the second day of the conference.
As part of its study visit to Japan on 18-21 October 2015, ORSAM held a workshop with Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) on 21 October 2015.
As part of its study visit to Japan on 18-21 October 2015, ORSAM held a workshop with The Institute of Energy Economics (JIME) on 20 October 2015.
On 7 October 2015, a five-member delegation from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine Analytica and Ukraine Embassy paid a visit to ORSAM.
On 28 September 2015, a meeting entitled “Iraq, Turkey, and the US: Strengthening the Anti-ISIS Coalition” was held by ORSAM and Middle East Institute in Washington D.C., USA.
The Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) and Woman, Family and Youth Center (KAGEM) organized a project entitled “School of Personal Development and Leadership for Iraqi Turkmen Women” in 14-19 September 2015 in Ankara.
A delegation of Center for Strategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey (SAM) interns paid a visit to ORSAM
A symposium was held for two days at TOBB ETU campus on 8-9 September 2015, in cooperation with the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM), Moscow-based PolitKontakt and TOBB University of Economics and Technology.
On 24 August-4 September 2015, a training program for 22 Turkmen students from Iraq was held in cooperation with ORSAM and TIKA, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Diplomacy Academy.
A closed workshop meeting titled "Safe Zone Discussion within the Context of Developments in the North of Syria and the location of the Turkmen” was held with the cooperation of Syrian Turkmen Assembly and ORSAM on 3 September 2015.
A meeting was conducted with the delegation of Iraqi Bektashis on 17 August 2015 in ORSAM.
The report titled "Turkish Red Crescent Community Center Project Needs Assessment" and prepared in cooperation with ORSAM, Turkish Red Crescent and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, was launched during a meeting hosted by TEPAV on 13 July 2015.
A workshop titled “Turkey-Iraq Relations” was held on 8 June2015 by the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) with the support of the Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry.
The launch of the report entitled “A New Controversial Actor In Post-ISIS Iraq: al-Hashd al-Shaabi” published by ORSAM took place on 9 June 2015 in Ankara.
A group of Georgia State Universiy Political Science Department students paid a visit to ORSAM on 18 May 2015.
A delegation of SDE (Institute of Strategic Thinking) Academy students paid a visit to ORSAM.
A delegation of Uludağ University International Relations Community composed of student members paid a visit to ORSAM on 05 May 2015.
A roundtable meeting on ‘The Impacts of Syrian Crisis on the Neighboring Countries’ was held on 3 April 2015 between the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) and Hasan Kalyoncu University (HKU) Kalyoncu Middle East Research Center (KALMEC).
ORSAM, adding a new one to its national and international steps, signed a cooperation protocol with Al-Nahrain Center, a think tank that is connected to the Iraqi Undersecretariat of Public Security.
Strategic Studies Summit was held in 24-25 March 2015 with the partnership of Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) and American based research center, Near East South Asia (NESA).
A delegation of Abant İzzet Baysal University Social Sciences and Moot Community composed of student members paid a visit to ORSAM on 24 March 2015.
On 17 March 2015, a four-member delegation from Shanghai Institute for International Studies paid a visit to ORSAM.
25-person Pakistan Youth delegation paid a visit to ORSAM on 17 March 2015, at the first day of their program.
A roundtable meeting on “Muslim Brotherhood Movement From Turkish and Iranian Perspectives” was held at ORSAM on 6 March 2015 with the contributions of Tehran University Professor of Political Science Dr. Davood Feirahi and SETA Researcher Can Acun as speakers.
ORSAM and Issam Fares Institute of the American University of Beirut organized a panel entitled “The Impact of the Syrian Crisis on Neighboring Countries” at the auditorium of Issam Fares Institute inside the American University of Beirut Campus on March 2nd, 2015.
A delegation from the Center for Strategic Studies of the Qatar Armed Forces paid a visit to ORSAM on 17 February 2015.
The Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) organized a meeting on January 28th 2015, hosting Álvaro Vasconcelos, Associate Senior Research Fellow with the Arab Reform Initiative.
ORSAM organized an international workshop entitled “The State of Affairs in Foreign Terrorist Fighters Research Workshop” on 23 January 2015 in Ankara.
Ege University International Relations Community (ULİT) visited ORSAM
Within the context of “Ankara Familiarisation Trip”, a delegation of Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University International Relations Community composed of 45 students paid a visit to ORSAM on 11 December 2014.
Journalist Delegation of Russian Federation paid a visit to ORSAM on 9 December 2014 in order to discuss relations between the Middle East and Turkey relations.
ORSAM-NESA-Yıldız Technical University Joint Meeting Entitled “The Middle East in Flux: Iraq, Syria and Turkish-American Relations”
Joint Symposium: “Beyond Chapters – The Future of Turkey in Europe”
ORSAM in coordination with Department of International Relations in TOBB ETU, and Austrian Embassy held conference entitled “Which Effects Will The New Government in Iraq Have on The Future of The ISIS in Iraq and Beyond?”.
ORSAM, SAM and TOBB Economy and Technology University have organized a conference on 30 October 2014 entitled “Regional Security and Cooperation Perspectives in the Black Sea in the aftermath of Recent Developments in Ukraine”.
On the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations Between Japan and Turkey, ORSAM in cooperation with Japanese Embassy and SAM organized a joint symposium entitled “Japan and Turkey: Where Did We Come From? Where Are We Going?"
ORSAM in collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars organized a panel entitled “Turkey, Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government”. The panel took place on August 25th 2014 in Washington D.C.
A delegation from The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) visited Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) on 19 August 2014.
On 30 April 2014, national elections took place in Iraq. Not only Iraqi people followed these elections but also countries in the region and international actors watched them closely.
The Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) in coordination with the Italian research institute of Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) organized a meeting in Rome entitled “Turkish Policy toward the Syrian Crisis and the Impact of Refugees” on June 6th 2014.
ORSAM, in collaboration with the Middle East Institute and the Migration Policy Institute organized a meeting entitled “Syrians on the Edge: The Status of Refugees in Neighboring Countries” in Washington D.C.
ORSAM and Center for Strategic Studies-University of Jordan (CSS) organized a workshop entitled “Exchanges on the Middle East: Turkey-Jordan Relations within the Changing Regional Environment” in Amman on 26 May 2014.
ORSAM will held a conference entitled “Syrians on the Edge: The Status of Refugees in Neighboring Countries”, in partnership with Middle East Institute and Migration Policy Institute in Washington, DC.
ORSAM, in cooperation with TOBB ETU and the United Nations held a panel entitled “Forum for the Support of the Palestinian People “on May 14, 2014.
On 6-7 May 2014, ORSAM, in cooperation with Türkmeneli Cooperation and Cultural Foundation, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) and Turkish Historical Society organized a symposium entitled “Middle Eastern Turkmen”.
A mission which is composed of Lebanon Turkmens and chaired by Hussein Mohamad- Secretary General of the Tripoli and Dinniye Lebanon Türkoman League has visited Turkey in order to contact with some institutes.
A delegation of Turkish academicians led by ORSAM President Assoc. Prof. Şaban Kardaş paid a visit to Iranian universities and research institutions on 19-20 April 2014.
A group of students from SDE Academy, established within the Institute of Strategic Thinking on April 27th, 2014, paid a visit to ORSAM within the scope of their “Weekly Event Schedule”.
ORSAM, in partnership with SAM ve TOBB ETU, held a lecture entitled “How will the International Order Accommodate Rising Powers? A Liberal Perspective" by G. John Ikenberry in 16 April 2014 in Ankara.
On 24 March 2014, ORSAM, in partnership with the SAM and the Mosul University Department of Turkish Language and Literature organized a panel entitled “Changing Equilibrium in the Middle East and Turkey-Iraq Relations” in Mosul.
Jordanian journalists visited the ORSAM on March 12, 2014 as part of a program organized by the Office of Public Diplomacy under the Prime Ministry of the Republic of Turkey.
ORSAM and TESEV, with support from the Stabilization Unit of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, held a joint workshop entitled “Regional Impact Analysis: Syrian Conflict” in Istanbul on 6 March 2014.
ORSAM Books No: 5
ORSAM Middle East Books No: 3
Mosul in The Ottoman Vilâyet Salnâmes
ORSAM Books No: 4
Central Asia Books No. 1
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and Central Asia
EGYPT IN TRANSITION
TURKEY-EGYPT RELATIONS IN NEW ERA
TUNISIA AND TURKEY-TUNISIA
RELATIONS IN THE ANNIVERSARY
OF THE REVOLUTION
Assoc. Prof. Şaban Kardaş
ORSAM Advisor, Middle East
ORSAM Researcher, Middle East
ORSAM Researcher, Middle East
ORSAM Research Assistant, Middle East
Firuze Yağmur Gökler
ORSAM Research Assistant, Middle East
ORSAM Administrative and Financial Affairs
ORSAM Assistant of the Director
ORSAM Service Attendant
28 June 2016
Report No: 201
The United Nations Approach
to the Libyan Crisis
Report No: 200
Turkish Red Crescent Community
Center Project Needs Assessment
Report No: 199
Turkey-Lebanon Friendship Bridge: The Turkish
Presence and the Ottoman Heritage
in Lebanon (Tr-Eng)
Report No: 198
A New Controversial Actor In Post-ISIS
Iraq: Al-Hashd Al-Shaabi
(The Popular Mobilization Forces)
Report No: 196
The Economic Effeects of Syrian Refugees on Turkey:
A Synthetic Modelling
Report No: 195
Effects of the Syrian Refugees on Turkey
ORSAM Report No: 194
Effects of Oil Price Plunge on the Mena Economies
ORSAM Report No: 193
Japan and Turkey in the International Community: Cooperation and Potential
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 192
Turkey-Tunisia Relations on the Eve of Elections in Tunisia
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 191
US Strategy against ISIS and its Potential Implications for Iraq & Syria
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 190
The 2014 Elections, ISIS Operations and the Future of Iraq
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 189
The Situation Of Syrian Refugees in the Neighboring Countries:
Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations
(Tr - Eng - Ar)
ORSAM Report No: 179
İnterviews With Syrian Refugees in Reyhanlı - VI
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 178
İnterviews With Syrian Women in Reyhanlı - V
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 164
The Clashes in Northern Syria and the Possible Effects
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 160
Interviews With Syrian Refugees in Reyhanlı
(After Reyhanlı Bombings) - IV
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 159
Interviews With Syrian Women in Reyhanlı - III
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 158
Interviews With Syrian Refugees in Reyhanlı - II
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 157
Interviews With Syrian Refugees in Reyhanlı - I
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 156
ORSAM Report on Reyhanlı
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 155
BLACK SEA INTERNATIONAL Report No: 32
Historical Notes from the Minutes of the Montreux Straits
Conference and Kanal İstanbul
ORSAM Report No: 154
ORSAM Water Research Programme Report No: 19
Transboundary Waters Within the Scope of EU Water Framework Directive
ORSAM Report No: 153
Electoral Laws in Iraq
ORSAM Report No: 152
Basic Data on 2013 Local Elections in Iraq
ORSAM Report No: 151
Democracy Process and Problems in Iraqi Kurdistan
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 150
Syrian Turkmens: Political Movements and Military Structure
(Tr - Eng)
ORSAM Report No: 149
David Cameron and the EU: Crossing the Rubicon
ORSAM Report No: 148
Internatonal Politics and Civilizations
(Clash of Civilizations and Dialogue)
(Tr - Eng)