The case instituted by South Africa against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is a significant development in international law and politics. On December 29, 2023, South Africa filed a lawsuit at [...]
Since the eruption of the Gaza war, the question of whether the crisis would take a regional shape has made headlines in international media outlets. The aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines sent to the [...]
The general stance of Sub-Saharan African countries tends to support the Palestinian cause for several reasons. Foremost among them is the fact that the occupation endured by the Palestinian people since 1948 resonates in the [...]
The Arab Spring provided Turkey with a window of opportunity to project power in some Arab countries of the region that were traditionally neglected in Turkish foreign policy. Turkey’s pro-Arab Spring position drove a [...]
The Transformation Struggle of the PYD: Localization Tendency as a Method of Gaining Legitimacy?
Mehmet Emin Cengiz | 28 October 2020 | TR
Oct 28, 2020
The Democratic Union Party (PYD) has emerged as one of the biggest beneficiaries in the Syrian war, triggered by the Arab Spring. Since its inception in 2003 until 2011, the party had not found the chance of being a significant actor in the Syrian political theatre. However, the Syrian war eruption and the rise of ISIS opened a new chapter for the PYD and its military wing, the People’s Protection Units (YPG).
Oct 28, 2020Mehmet Emin Cengiz2022-05-12T17:08:07+03:00
The recent announcement by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain to normalise relation with Israel did not come as a surprise. It has been expected for a long time by observers of the [...]
/ / Where does Italy stand in the Eastern Mediterranean Dispute? The recent spike in tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean has once again grabbed [...]
Oct 7, 2020Riccardo Gasco2022-05-04T13:27:47+03:00
The huge natural gas discoveries in the past years in the Eastern Mediterranean have added a new dimension to the highly tense region, making it similar, in terms of geopolitical conditions, to other strategic regions rich in oil and gas
A special summit among the EU member countries kicked off in Brussels. During the summit, the growing tension in the Mediterranean, relations with Turkey, protests in Belarus, and problems concerning Nagorno-Karabagh, and economic cooperation with China will be discussed. The top discussion is expected to be on the relations with Turkey and rising tension in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The Eastern Mediterranean is one of the hottest issues that has occupied the agenda of both international security and politics lately. The intense competition has entered a new phase with some recent developments
Conflict or Compromise? Oct 1, 2020Mitat Celikpala2022-05-06T15:01:36+03:00