Alpaslan Oğuz

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Donald Trump’s dangerous NATO strategy

US President Donald Trump's aggressive approach towards NATO doesn't serve its own long-term interests.There is growing concern that US President Donald Trump wants to...

How Turkey-US relations became strained after the July 15 coup attempt

Various factors have caused a breakdown in bilateral relations between the two NATO allies in recent years, from US support of the YPG in...

Turkey’s Procurement of the S-400 System: An Explainer

This info-pack aims to provide the necessary background information on Turkey’s procurement of the S-400 air defence system. It outlines the history of Turkey’s...

Local Elections in Turkey 2019

This info pack delves into the question of why local elections are an important phenomena in Turkish political life.Local elections in Turkey have always...

Legitimising Terror: The PYD/YPG, Syrian Kurds and the Myth of Representation

This study points towards the assumption often repeated in media and policy circles in the West that the PYD/YPG is representative of Syrian-Kurds, which...

A Milestone on a Long Road: Turkey’s Objectives East of the Euphrates

This info-pack aims to provide the necessary background of recent developments in Syria with Turkey’s involvement in the northeast of the country.This info-pack aims...

Turkey, Russia, Germany and France: Quadrilateral Syria Summit in Istanbul

Playing a pivotal role in preventing a crisis in Idlib, Turkey has been trying to preserve the cease-fire that was reached in an agreement...

Murder in a Consulate: The Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

This info-pack analyses the Jamal Khashoggi affair and investigates key questions surrounding this political assassination.This info-pack analyses the Jamal Khashoggi affair and investigates key...

Turkey’s Election 2018

Turkish people will go to the polls to elect their president and MPs on June 24, 2018.The upcoming June 24 elections will mark the...

The unravelling of the US alliance politics

The network of alliances that the America has built over the last 70 years is slowly being unstitched by Trump.In the last couple of...

Operation Olive Branch

On January 20, 2018, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch in the town of Afrin in northwest Syria. TRT World Research Centre’s report provides extensive...

Closing Speech: Inspiring Change in an Age of Uncertainty

His Excellency President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan participated as the guest of honour in the TRT World Forum 2017 to give the keynote speech at...

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