Publications

From Consultation to Coexistence: A Methodological Approach for Improving Turkish-Arab Relations

This article analyzes practicable methodology for facilitating a meaningful discourse between Turks and Arabs in Turkey with a purpose and scope of...

The Struggle for Power in Red Sea: Causes and Actors

The Red Sea, which connects the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean, is one of the most important waterways in the world. Likewise, the Suez Canal is...

Critical Infrastructures, Non-state Armed Actors and the Aramco Attack

With respect to the concept and definition of the very term “critical infrastructure”, several different definitions and components of...

The Manipulation of Tolerance Rhetoric in the Context of the UAE

This report seeks to analyze religious intolerance in the contemporary United Arab Emirates (UAE). Religious intolerance is part of the broader...

Tribe and Tribal Ideology in Arabian Gulf States Foreign Policy Making: a Case Study of the Qatar Crisis

Largely unacknowledged in the international media, the blockade against Qatar, led by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt has been in place since...

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...

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...

Middle East Strategic Alliance and “Arab NATO” Discussions

Founded in 1945, the Arab League is considered to be one of the historical pioneers of the MESA structure. While the League of Arab States varies...