Abdullah Keşvelioğlu

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Strategic Culture, Elite Structure and the Formation of Russian Foreign Policy

This discussion paper examines the strategic culture and the elite structure of the Russian Federation as determining internal dynamics that have contributed to the...

Regional Implications of Great Power Competition: The Case of the Western Balkans

This paper will discuss the implications of great power competition in the Western Balkans.This paper will discuss the implications of great power competition in...

25 Years After Srebrenica: The Bosnian War and the Role of the International Community

This paper examines the humanitarian aspects of the Bosnian War and the role of the international community both during and after the end of...

The Paradox of Authoritarian Soft Power: The Case of Russia and China

As populism continues to rise around the world, the appeal of authoritarianism has increased, creating a more receptive audience for Chinese and Russian soft...

Political and Economic Impact of Covid-19 in the Western Balkans

This info pack aims to provide the necessary information regarding the political and economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in the Western Balkans.This info...

Trying to weather the storm: Covid-19 and Western Balkans

Fragile economic and political environment in Western Balkans still renders it one of the most vulnerable regions to the political and economic impacts of...

COVID-19 proves Europe needs Turkey’s assistance in the Balkans

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the EU’s failure to remain loyal to the European spirit.According to French President Emanuel Macron, Turkey is one...

European Union Challenged: Russia and China in the Western Balkans

This Policy Outlook examines the foreign policies of the European Union, Russia and China towards the Western Balkans, in particular, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina,...

How Montenegro’s Religious Property Law is a Regional Power Struggle

The controversial law could backfire badly.In many Slavic Orthodox countries, religion and politics are closely intertwined. This is the case in Montenegro, which is...

The Future of Serbia-Kosovo Relations: Prospects for Normalisation

This discussion paper explores the role of international actors in the future of the Serbia-Kosovo relations and whether or not normalisation is possible.Although the...

History and Memory: TRT World in the Face of July 15 Coup

TRT World Research Centre has recently published a book on the phenomenon of the July 15 and TRT World’s specific memory of it. Apart...

How the Turkish Armed Forces rebuilt after the July 15 coup attempt

While the bloody plot saw more than 15,000 people kicked out of the military, Turkey’s Armed Forces have managed to conduct numerous cross border...

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