Enes Yavuz

Enes Yavuz is a Deputy Researcher at TRT World Research Centre. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Design from the University of Bilkent and earned a Master of Arts in Ottoman History with a dissertation entitled “Ottoman Oil Concessions during the Hamidian Era (1876–1909)”. He also holds a Certificate of Minor Degree in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. His research interests are energy studies, Turkish political development, contemporary Turkish politics and Ottoman history with a particular focus on the late Ottoman period.
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Will Ankara’s open-door policy prevail in the eastern Mediterranean?

Turkey has kept dialogue alive in the eastern Mediterranean despite nearly every other stakeholder acting in a hostile manner - and it could pay...

Will the international community find a fair solution in the east Med?

The European Union and its allies need to play a more constructive role in the eastern Mediterranean row between Greece and Turkey.Brussels could play...

Only genuine diplomacy can resolve the East Med dispute

Turkey, Turkish Cypriots, Greece, and Greek Cypriots can end the energy dilemma in the Eastern Mediterranean through dialogue, while keeping interests of all legitimate...

Unilateralist agreements endanger peace and stability in Eastern Mediterranean

All stakeholders in the region must understand that Turkey has safeguarded its strategic position and will remain part of the energy equation in the...

Greek actions stifle a resolution in the Eastern Mediterranean

Aggressive diplomacy from Greece can't change the reality that Turkey has a rightful stake in the Eastern Mediterranean.Last Tuesday, Greece signed an accord with...

Turkey’s National Defence Industry: Origins, Transformation, and Achievements

This discussion paper discusses the chronological development of Turkey’s indigenous defence industry and highlights the turning points, stimuli, and outcomes of these developments.Turkey has...

Can Covid diplomacy strengthen Turkey-Italy relations?

Turkey answered Italy's call for help to battle the pandemic, and that has opened a door.Italy and Turkey are both dealing with the Covid-19...

Is the Eastern Mediterranean pipeline project feasible?

No project in the Eastern Mediterranean can achieve its full potential without taking Turkey on board.Greece, Greek Cypriot Administration and Israel have begun to...

The Eastern Mediterranean dispute: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

The EU and the US have an important role to play in ensuring multinational cooperation but they have yet to take up the responsibility.The...

The Eastern Mediterranean dispute: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Unilateralism from some stakeholders in the Eastern Mediterranean is stalling genuine efforts to find a resolution to the dispute.The international community has long failed...

Cooperation is the only way out of Eastern Mediterranean’s energy dilemma

The European Union and the US should play a more constructive role in resolving the Eastern Mediterranean dispute between Turkey and Greek Cyprus -...

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