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A return to 'civilisational geopolitics' in the Mediterranean? Changing geopolitical images of the European Union and Turkey in the post-cold war era
The prevalence of the discourse of ideological geopolitics during the Cold War meant that both Turkey and the EU belonged to the West by virtue of their ideological orientation. In the absence of this prevalent geopolitical ...
Good for the Shah, banned for the mullahs: The West and Iran's quest for nuclear power
(Middle East Institute, 2006)
Iran's nuclear program has become a highly controversial issue in international politics since the August 2002 unveiling of the secretly built uranium enrichment facility in Natanz and the heavy-water production plant in ...
Clash of interest over northern Iraq drives Turkish-Israeli alliance to a crossroads
(Middle East Institute, 2005)
Turkey and Israel enjoyed an almost perfect relationship throughout the 1990s that amazed their friends, yet bothered their rivals. The US war in Iraq revealed, however, that the two longstanding allies did indeed have ...
Global disorder and the limits of 'dialogue'
Since 2001 (designated as the UN Year of Dialogue Among Civilisations) several initiatives have been developed as a means of resolving problems whose causes have been ascribed, primarily by Samuel Huntington and Bernard ...
A telling story of IR in the periphery: telling Turkey about the world, telling the world about Turkey
(Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., 2009)
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Thinking past 'Western' IR?
The laudable attempts at thinking past 'Western' IR should not limit their task to looking beyond the spatial confines of the 'West' in search for insight understood as 'difference', but also ask awkward questions about ...
Azerbaijan's foreign policy and challenges for energy security
(Middle East Institute, 2009)
This article examines Azerbaijan's foreign policy by demonstrating the interplay between the oil-led development process and early post-independence regional conflicts that enforced a Western orientation in the country's ...
The promise of NATO in the construction of cooperative Turkish–Greek relations
(Frank Cass Publishers, 2004)
This study seeks to explore the reasons why joint membership in NATO could not help Turkey and Greece resolve their long-standing territorial disputes in a problem solving win–win framework, based on the transformation of ...
The state, international competitiveness and neoliberal globalisation: is there a future beyond 'the competition state'?
(Cambridge University Press, 2006-01)
This article seeks to contribute to opening up a space of possibility for the state to become something other than a competitive entity in and through a critical (re)problematisation of 'international competitiveness' ...