On January 22, 2009, the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, the U.S. Department of State’s International Information Programs in Washington D.C., and the Public Affairs Office at the U.S. Embassy in Israel jointly held an international videoconference seminar focusing on recent changes in Turkish politics and foreign policy. The discussion has been updated and edited.
THE FETHULLAH GULEN MOVEMENTÂ Bill Park* The Gulen movement is attracting increasing and sometimes hostile attention both inside Turkey and beyond as a result of its increasing activity, wealth, and influence. Inspired by the thoughts of its founder, Sufi scholar Fethullah Gulen, it has established hundreds of educational institutions, as well as media outlets, […]
With the conclusion of the Cold War, the trilateral axis (Israel-Turkey-Azerbaijan) in the expanded Middle East emerged. The issue of energy security as a component of this relationship has remained largely unexplored. First, this article elucidates the transformation of the concept of security in the post-Cold War period. It then places the hydrocarbon-rich Caspian region […]
Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 7/9 – September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000 THE REAL WINNERS AND LOSERS OF TURKEYĂ?ÂŻĂ?ÂżĂ?Â˝S JULY 2007 ELECTIONS Heymi Bahar* The July 2007 Turkish parliamentary elections were a major victory for the governing Justice and Development […]
Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 10, No. 3, Article 5/10 – September 2006Total Circulation 22,500 TURKEY: NOW AND IN THE FUTUREPanel Discussion* On June 29, 2006, the U.S. Department of State’s International Information Programs in Washington D.C., the Public Affairs Office at the U.S. Embassy in Israel, and the Global Research in […]
Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 9, No. 1, Article 7 – March 2005 What Future for the Kurds? By Khaled Salih What will the January 2005 Iraqi elections and dramatic events elsewhere in the Middle East mean for the Kurds? This article reviews the current situation […]