Opinion See All

Is there an Emirati agenda for Turkey?

Espionage Case On 19th April, two intelligence operatives -who claimed to be working for the UAE- have been detained in Istanbul. The Turkish...

A Difficult Test for The Iraqi Government: Discussions Over Federal Region in Basra

Basra, which is one of the most controversial cities in Iraq lately, once again became the main topic of conversation with the Basra Provincial...

Options for Turkey in Manbij and the east of the Euphrates River

One of the most important messages given by President Erdoğan in his speech after the 31 March local elections was about foreign policy. Erdoğan s...

Policy Brief See All

Qatar Crisis Enters Third Year: Dim Prospects for Dispute Resolution

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) crisis that erupted in May/June 2017 is about to enter its third year. Realistically, an end to this emotional...

Christchurch Terror Attack, Brenton Tarrant’s Manifesto and the New Face of Terrorism

The terror attack carried out by Brenton Tarrant in New Zealand on March 15 has claimed the lives of 49 Muslims as of the time of writing at Al...

2018 Parliamentary Elections and The Future of the KRG

Following long-lasting debates and a oneyear delay in the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), regional parliamentary elections were held on...

Analysis See All

The State of the Gulf Cooperatıon Council: From Loose Integration to Deep Fragmentation

In the wake of the Arab Spring, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has shown certain signs of “loosening integration and deep...

Khashoggi 's Death and its Repercussions on the Saudi Position With Turkey

The Saudi-Turkish relations have fluctuated between durability and deterioration, partnership and competition. As there are good relations in...

Trump-European Union and Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The division of opinion between the US and the EU (European Union) on issues such as commercial relations and nuclear settlement with Iran as a...