• Civil War in the Shadows: Sudan

    OPINION

    Due to its location at the intersection of the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea, Sudan is a significant actor in regional geopolitics. Its proximity to critical sea routes and natural resources, such as oil and minerals, enhance Sudan's...

  • Will Iranian policy towards Iraq change after the passing of Raisi and Abdollahian?

    POLICY BRIEF

    Introduction Iran lost its President Ebrahim Raisi and its Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on May 20, 2024, due to the crash of the helicopter that was carrying them along with other officials. This was considered a significant loss for...

  • The New Face of Terrorism in the Turkmeneli Region

    OPINION

    The Türkiye-Iraq Security Summit was held in Baghdad on March 14, 2024. In the summit, important issues such as terrorism, economy, and energy were discussed. One of the most important issues that the final declaration of the summit highlighted...

  • The Recognition of Palestine by the Europeans: The Likelihood of a Two-State Solution

    OPINION

    In a significant and courageous move, Spain, Ireland, and Norway have officially recognized Palestine as a state, aiming to advance a peaceful solution to the protracted conflict. This bold stance is not just a symbolic gesture; it is a call to...

  • Sudan’s Breaking Point: The Deepening Conflict and Possible Solutions

    OPINION

    After the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir's 30-year regime in 2019 through a popular uprising, Sudan entered a political transition period. However, this transitional government, which included civilians, became the scene of a power struggle between...

  • Strengthening Ties in Türkiye-Africa Relations

    OPINION

    Türkiye's relations with Africa have been growing steadily over the past 20 years. Türkiye is engaged in strong relationships with the African continent in economic, political, security, cultural, and humanitarian aid fields. Although...

  • Qatar and the UAE joining the Development Road Project: Motivations and Benefits

    ANALYSIS

    The highlight on the economic agenda of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Iraq on April 22, 2024, was the signing of a quadrilateral MOU between Iraq, Türkiye, Qatar, and the UAE for cooperation in the 'Development...

  • Erdogan’s Visit to Iraq and the Aspirations of Turkmen People

    OPINION

    President Erdoğan conducted a comprehensive official visit to Iraq on April 22nd. The visit, being Erdoğan’s first in his capacity as  President of the Republic, offered the potential to turn a new page in the bilateral relationship b...

  • Threats to Red Sea Security and Regional Implications

    OPINION

    Following the events of October 7, the Houthi missile and drone attacks on Israeli-flagged ships passing through Bab el-Mandeb have brought the issue of Red Sea security back to the forefront of the international community's agenda. These...

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Civil War in the Shadows: Sudan

Due to its location at the intersection of the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea, Sudan is a significant actor in regional geopolitics. Its proximity...

The New Face of Terrorism in the Turkmeneli Region

The Türkiye-Iraq Security Summit was held in Baghdad on March 14, 2024. In the summit, important issues such as terrorism, economy, and...

The Recognition of Palestine by the Europeans: The Likelihood of a Two-State Solution

In a significant and courageous move, Spain, Ireland, and Norway have officially recognized Palestine as a state, aiming to advance a peaceful...

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Will Iranian policy towards Iraq change after the passing of Raisi and Abdollahian?

Introduction Iran lost its President Ebrahim Raisi and its Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on May 20, 2024, due to the crash of the...

PKK threats to the security of Turkmen in Iraq

After the terrorist attack of the PKK against Turkish soldiers in Northern Iraq in 2019 and then the dangerous terrorist attack that took place at...

The Revolt of the Youth of the Banlieues in France

  The question of the youth of Maghreb and African Sahel ethnic origin in France who live in large majority in the suburbs, so-called la...

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Qatar and the UAE joining the Development Road Project: Motivations and Benefits

The highlight on the economic agenda of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Iraq on April 22, 2024, was the signing of a...

Türkiye and Somalia: A New Cooperation Approach from Regional Security to Economic Development

Türkiye's policy towards Somalia specifically, and Africa and the Red Sea region in general, historically has had strong ties with the...

The Current Trajectories of Turkish-Iraqi Relations: New Prospects in Confronting Old Obstacles

The relations between Türkiye and Iraq have always been of imperative importance to both countries, neither of which can afford to neglect or...