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  • Americas, Interviews

    Interview with Professor Katharyne Mitchell

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    Dr Ozgur Tufekci & Dr Rahman Dag oztufekci@cesran.org & rahman.dag@cesran.org Published in Political Reflection Magazine | Vol. 6 | No 4 | Issue 25 Question: Before moving on to substantive questions, we would like to ask you a personal question. It might seem to be a cliché, but we still wonder that what made you…

  • Russia and Eurasia

    Assessing the Risk of Renewed Hostilities in the South Caucasus

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    Richard Giragosian* director@regional-studies.org Published in Political Reflection Magazine | Vol. 6 | No 5 | Issue 25 Despite the challenges of managing a serious public health crisis and a sweeping economic downturn from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic; the South Caucasus has once again become embroiled in renewed conflict.  Since July, when an Azerbaijani…

  • CESRAN Blog, Russia and Eurasia

    25th Issue is Online Now!

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    Vol. VI | No. IV – October-November-December 2020 To Download the Magazine Click Here… CONTENTS 05-13….. World News by Ebru Birinci 15-20….. The Jungle Grows Back How can We Redefine the Future World Order in the Tension of Power and Ideas? by Marco Marsili 22-29….. Interview With Professor Katharyne Mitchell by Ozgur Tufekci & Rahman…

  • Americas

    Latin Amerika’da Neler Oluyor?

    Mazhar Yasin Tüylüoğlu   Orta ve Güney Amerika ile ilgili haberler son dönemde sıklıkla gündeme geliyor. Bu haberlerden ilki Honduras’taki darbe ve sonrasında yaşananlarla ilgili. Konuya ilişkin yorumlarımızı içeren bir yazı yayınlamıştık ancak darbe sonrasında durum hala ciddiyetini koruyor. Zira ülkedeki askeri cunta, devrik başkan Manuel Zelaya‘ya görevi devretmedi. Üstelik her türlü önlemi alarak Zelaya’yı ülkeye sokmadı. Bazı Latin…

  • Americas

    Texas Valisi öncülüğünde ‘ABD’den ayrılalım’ sesleri

    Cemal Demir     muhafazakar gruplar ülke genelinde federal hükümetin vergi ve harcama politikasını protesto ederken, Texas’tan ayrılık sesleri yükseldi. Texas Valisi Rick Perry’nin de bağımsızlık imasında bulunması şok etkisi yaptı.     Cumhuriyetçi muhafazakar gruplar tarafından ABD’nin dört bir tarafında düzenlenen “çay partisi (tea party)” eylemlerinin en dikkat çekeni ve en üst düzey katılımlısı…

  • Americas

    2009: The Year America Discovered Mexico

    Andrés Martinez iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mexico. … Mexico? Really? Mexico! All of a sudden, it seems, Mexico popped up on the list of scary places that should keep you up at night. The escalating violence associated with the drug trade has been catapulting the United States’ oft neglected neighbor past perennial hot spots in the…

  • Americas

    Mexico and the Drug Wars

    Francis Fukuyama   One of the most obvious policy initiatives that the United States could undertake right now is is to seriously up the amount of help being given Mexico to bolster security along the US-Mexican border and to help to reform the Mexican judicial system.  We started this process last year with the Merida…

  • Americas

    Pox Americana: Beyond American Studies and the ‘Special Relationship’

    Prof. Scott Lucas                                                                                                  www.libertas.bham.ac.uk   With no further ado, American Studies in five episodes:   EPISODE 1: WE’RE NUMBER ONE   A young boy grows in the US South of the 1960s. His overriding impression, reinforced by parents, church, television, and (his childhood obsession) sports, is how lucky he is to have been born American….

  • Americas

    The Betrayal of Dissent

    Prof. Scott Lucas                                                                                                  www.libertas.bham.ac.uk   As Robert Fisk has written, ‘The real and frightening story starts now.’[i] It may be the only occasion where he is in accord with neo-conservatives like William Kristol: ‘The mission begins in Baghdad, but it does not end there.’[ii]   ‘The new caliphs’ are putting out their proclamations.[iii] Donald Rumsfeld…

  • Americas

    Enduring “America”: Making the Preponderant Universal?

    Prof. Scott Lucas                                                                                                  www.libertas.bham.ac.uk   In October 2001 Charlotte Beers, formerly the head of the Madison Avenue advertising firms Oglivy and Mather and J. Walter Thompson, joined the George W. Bush Administration as Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. Beers, who had helped give the world the American Express (“don’t leave home without it”)…

  • Americas

    Negotiating’Freedom’

    Prof. Scott Lucas                                                                                                  www.libertas.bham.ac.uk   Five years ago, the freelance historian Frances Stonor Saunders caused a flurry of press comment with the publication of her Who Paid the Piper?, published in the US under the more prosaic title The CIA and the Cultural Cold War. Edward Said proclaimed, “The energy and determination of her research,…

  • Americas

    Selected Bibliography Turkish-American Relations in the Context of Northern Iraq

                           Ali Onur Özçelik   Abramowitz, Morton. (2000) “The Complexities of American Policy Making on Turkey” in Abromowitz, Morton (ed) Turkey’s Transformation and American Policy.  New York: The Century Foundation. pp. 153-185   Ahmad, Feroz. (2004) “The Historical Background of Turkey’s Foreign Policy” in Martin, Lenore G….

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  • 25th Issue is Online Now!

    Vol. VI | No. IV – October-November-December 2020 To Download the Magazine Click Here… CONTENTS 05-13….. World News by Ebru Birinci 15-20….. The Jungle Grows Back How can We Redefine the Future World Order in the Tension of Power and Ideas? by Marco Marsili 22-29….. Interview With Professor Katharyne Mitchell by Ozgur Tufekci & Rahman…

  • 24th Issue is Online Now!

    Vol. VI | No. III – July-August-September 2020 To Download the Magazine Click Here… CONTENTS 05-14….. World News by Ebru Birinci 17-24….. Preparedness for an Uncertain Future “The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself” by Professor Mark Meirowitz 25-39….. EU LAW vs UK LAW The Primacy of EU Law over National Law:…

  • IEPAS2020 is Going Virtual!

    Dear Friends and Colleagues, IEPAS2020 is Going Virtual! Due to the COVID19 pandemic, we are holding our entire conference virtually by streaming all of the live sessions. You may participate in all of our virtual networking events. In case of missing a session, you may get full access to the replays of every session since all…

  • The 13th issue of JCTS (Journal of Conflict Transformation & Security) is out now…

    The 13th issue of JCTS (Journal of Conflict Transformation & Security) is out now… Vol. 8 | No. 1 | 2020 Click here to Download the Entire Issue   TABLE OF CONTENTS Editor’s Note By David Curran Introduction By Nergis Canefe Research Articles Statelessness as a Permanent State: Challenges to the Human Security Paradigm By…

  • The 19th Issue of The Rest: Journal of Politics and Development is Out Now!

    The 19th issue of the rest: journal of politics and development is out now. Download the issue here… TABLE OF CONTENTS Research Articles Turkish AK Parti’s Posture towards the 2003 War in Iraq: The Impact of Religion amid Security Concerns By Alberto Gasparetto Nigeria and the Great Powers: The Impacts of the Boko Haram Terrorism on…

  • CESRAN International Named again amongst the Top Think Tanks in the World

    CESRAN International is pleased to announce that it has been named again amongst the world’s best think tanks. The 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Index ranked CESRAN International 141st among the World’s “Top Think Tanks in Western Europe” 75th among the World’s “Top Environment Policy Think Tanks” 153rd among the World’s “Top Foreign Policy…

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