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Sep 29, 2021, 1:16 PM
Last Call for “a Coffee”: Reviving the Turco-Israeli Order
Under the changing conditions of the international and regional systems, new partnerships naturally would fruit. With the slow but noisy withdrawal of the US, regional order became a hot topic to discuss. In its latest move, the Afghanistan case...
Sep 25, 2021, 9:57 AM
The Middle Easternization of Greece is Potential Threat to European Values
In the previous decade, we have witnessed the engagement attempts of Greece to the Middle East. In numerous topics, mostly the political, military and energy sectors, Greece has emerged as a new player in the region. Up to these...
May 24, 2020, 10:30 AM
No Israeli Gains in Partnership with the Greeks
Israel and the Greeks have close cooperation for a while. The scope of their friendship varies from the pipeline projects in the Eastern Mediterranean to military exercises along the region. However, Israel’s gains are too constricted from such kind...
Feb 22, 2020, 9:33 PM
Rereading geopolitics of Israel: Iran-Oman-Libya triangle
Major changes in the region have made it necessary to re-evaluate the geopolitics of Israel. The murder of Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani, the death of Oman’s longtime ruler Qaboos bin Said al Said and Turkey gaining patronage...
Oct 24, 2017, 4:36 AM
Israel: a regional hegemon?
Answer will be short: Sure. Let me explain how. First, what does it mean to be a hegemon? Grants a classy position for a state? Something to show the degree of power? In short, if you succeed to sell out your ideas...
Jun 9, 2016, 4:08 PM
Turkey-Israel relations are ok, but what about Palestine? Will it be normalized?
There are developments regarding Turkey-Israel relations as the steps have been taken towards normalization. After the Mavi Marmara attack in 2010,relations between the two countries were lowered to the second secretary level which is the lowest diplomatic level. However,...
Apr 28, 2016, 3:36 PM
Axis between Israel-Greece-Southern Cyprus (?)
Sudden changes in the regional conjuncture lead to new alliances and position taking. States try to balance their deteriorating relations with new ones and somehow maintain regional cooperation. Within this context, rupture in Turkey-Israel relations contributes to the visibility...
Dec 22, 2015, 5:22 AM
Current Opportunities in Turkey-Israel Relations
Turkey-Israel relations are about to go through a new phase with several recent developments. Expectations have significantly increased within the last couple of days that the relations, which deteriorated with the strident monologue at Davos and especially Mavi Marmara...
Dec 8, 2015, 1:52 PM
Turkey’s Importance in Israel’s Foreign Policy
A study that Mitvim (Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies) conducted in mid-October includes quite important data about the approaches of Israeli population to Israeli foreign policy. It also gave place to the questions about Turkey, which reveals that...
Dec 6, 2015, 7:49 PM
The Background of Netanyahu’s Speech at the United Nations General Assembly
UN session, which happened in the previous days, had a rich content in terms of general considerations of the world leaders. In this regard, Benjamin Netanyahu took the floor and made an elaboration centered on Israel. In the framework...
Lecturer at Bandirma University / Turkiye. Studying International Relations Theory, Security Studies and Middle East & Israeli politics.