The Strategic Path of Turkey in Eurasia

M. Ali Samay (PhD Candidate ) Date: 2019-10-11

This Article examines the fundamental and key objectives of the Eurasianist foreign policy strategy, redefinition of geopolitical position, and the possible international balance of contemporary Turkey towards East and West.

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Should energy be included in NATO’s agenda?

by Flore Perroquin Bachelor of Arts of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick (UK). She performed her summer internship at the CSDS.   Energy has become a crucial issue in the international security debate and carries “significant political and...

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The Failed National Unity Government of Afghanistan

Afghanistan has had its new government since late September 2014. The BSA was the very first step taken by the new leadership, but the government is losing its role day by day, the Taliban are becoming powerful, the Islamic State has appeared in some areas, the economic situation is getting worse, and unemployment rate is significantly increasing. In this article I would try to draw the current picture of the political situation which is the result of the actions of the National Unity Government, its achievements and failures.

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Iran’s perspective in the South Caucasus

by Elvir Mammadov IIran's international standing is currently under slow, but significant change due to the recently signed nuclear deal with the global powers group of "P5+1". The South Caucasus region will be one of the primary influenced regions by such a sharp...

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Armenian Referendum

By Elvir Mammadov A constitutional referendum held in Armenia on December 6, 2015, changed the country from semi-presidential system to a parliamentary republic with 63,5 % of majority votes as it was released by the Central Election Commission. The proposal consisted...

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19th International Parliamentary NATO Conference Summary

On the 27th of November, 2015, the 19th International Parliamentary NATO Conference was held in the Parliament’s Delegates’ Hall. The conference was divided into three main parts. Firts of all, László Kövér (Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament), István Simicskó...

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