Muhammed Lütfi Türkcan

Muhammed Lütfi Türkcan is a Deputy Researcher at TRT World Research Centre. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from Boğaziçi University. He holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Koc University and is currently a PhD candidate in that same department. His research interests include U.S foreign policy, international security, grand strategy and terrorism.
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Turning a New Leaf? The Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

This policy outlook examines the future of the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and aims to...

Turkey’s Human Rights Action Plan

This info-pack explores the contours and scope of Turkey’s Human Rights Action Plan.Turkey’s Human Rights Action Plan is based on eleven main principles and...

Assessing the Biden Administration’s Worldview: Continuity and Change in the US Foreign Policy

This policy outlook contrasts aspects of change and continuity between the Biden administration's foreign policy priorities and its predecessor.This policy outlook contrasts aspects of...

China-Taiwan Tensions: The Delicate Status Quo is Fraying

This policy outlook examines the tensions in cross-strait relations between China and Taiwan and aims to analyse its implications for the wider region.This policy...

NATO’s Struggle for Relevance

This policy outlook examines the crises NATO faces today and aims to analyse the alliance's future and relevance in world politics.This policy outlook examines...

A Shifting Regional Order in the Indo-Pacific?

This policy outlook outlines the main dynamics of the evolving strategic landscape in the Indo-Pacific region and examines how regional states are responding to...

The Quest for Strategic Autonomy: How the EU Handles Great Power Competition

This policy outlook examines the EU’s handling of the emerging competition between the US and China and aims to analyse how transatlantic relations may...

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...

The Conversion of Hagia Sophia: A Historical Background

This info-pack aims to present a brief history of the Hagia Sophia, the judicial processes that resulted in its reconversion, the international reactions to...

US-China: From strategic partners to strategic competitors

As competition between the two powers (the United States and China) intensifies, should we be worried?"International strategic competition is on the rise," is how...

The US-China Competition: Emerging Tensions?

This policy outlook explores the main dynamics of great power competition between the US and China and aims at outlining how this situation might...

The Russia-China Partnership: De Facto Alliance or Marriage of Convenience?

This paper will discuss the roots of the increasing partnership between Russia and China and its future prospects.This paper will discuss the roots of...

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