Foreign Policy

A Critical Approach to Global Performance Indexes (GPIs): Evidence from Türkiye

With the spread of globalisation, there has been a rapid increase in the number of indexes measuring and ranking countries' performances in certain political,...

The Supremacy of Power Politics Continues Amid Russia-Ukraine War

The modus operandi of international organizations depends on the changing global power dynamics. The war in Ukraine has escalated after Putin’s official endorsement of the...

Countering China’s BRI: The G-7’s Partnership For Global Infrastructure And Investment (PGII)

This discussion paper will argue that G-7 members' motivations for countering the BRI revolve around weakening China's economic and political power. The G-7’s efforts to...

Humanitarian Responsibility Knows No Limits: AFAD and Türkiye’s Global Outreach

This paper seeks to examine how institutionalised practices of disaster and risk management are carried out by AFAD as a single official body of...

China and the US are in ‘dire straits’ over Taiwan

Immediately after the announcement that US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would visit Taiwan during her Asia tour, the complex relationship between China, Taiwan and...

Turkish Diplomacy in Action: The Black Sea Grain Initiative

The Russo-Ukrainian War has entered its sixth month. During this period, a perfect storm has led the world to the precipice of a global...

Greek provocations against Türkiye are anathema to peace and stability

Ankara’s leadership has shown prudence and deft diplomacy in sidestepping Athens’ provocations. It’s now time for the Mitsotakis government to adopt a pacifist agenda. At...

The United States in the Middle East: The Return of Realpolitik?

This Policy Outlook explores the contours of American engagement in the region in light of this shift with a focus on the implications of...

The Ideational Pillars of China’s Rise

This paper explores how China seeks to ideologically build regional and international hegemony through a set of historical and cultural elements as a way...

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