By: Hakan Mehmetcik

The Rift Between EU and Turkey: The Old Wine in a New Bottle
March 30, 2017

Turkey’s long journey of Europeanisations is full of twists and turns. When it comes to the historical roots, hundred years old…

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Trump’s Roll-Back Effects and the International Order
February 11, 2017

The irony is generally defined as the obvious contrast between expectations and the reality. History is full of such ironies. For…

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The Biggest Foreign Policy Mistake: Making A Foreign Policy Guru From a Story Teller!
May 11, 2016

In a recent article on New York Times, David Samuels wrote on Ben Rhodes, who is Obama’s deputy national security adviser…

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The Myth of Obama’s Non-Interventionism
February 2, 2016

Non-interventionist foreign policy became a buzzword when it comes to  Obama’s foreign policy creditendial (in particular in Syria) . There are…

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Friends in Weakness, Foes in Strength: Turkey and Russia
December 22, 2015

Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian military jet along the Syrian border on on November 24, 2015. Since than the flames…

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Obama’s Legacy!
November 20, 2015

On Friday, 20 Jan, 2017 will be Obama’s last day in the office. (By the way, the next president will be…

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Putin: The Great Interventionist!
October 3, 2015

Russia has intervened Syrian crisis with a small but significant military force deployment Latakia. And October 1st onwards, hours after Russian…

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The Iran Deal: Think once again Iran 20 years from now!
September 9, 2015

In my latest entry, I discussed the deal between P5+1 and Iran, known as The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)….

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The deal that changed the region!
August 20, 2015

Eric Hobsbawm once said that it is both interesting and difficult to write the history of the era you lived through….

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Rising Persia!
July 14, 2015

Few weeks ago, I had intention to write something on the Iran as an entry here on ADV. Yet, I…

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