In this article from the November 2015 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Junior Researcher Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examines how SNS is used to disseminate hatred and incitement in Turkey.
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MDC Junior Researcher Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the outcome of the November elections in Turkey, and argues that the Turkish people chose economic stability and security over perceived chaos, even at the expense of perceived authoritarianism.
MDC Junior Researcher Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the reactions on Turkish social media to the recent parliamentary elections.
MDC Senior Researcher Professor Ofra Bengio discusses the current rift between the Kurdish community of Turkey and the Turkish state.
Despite the importance and improvement of multi-dimensional Turkish-Chinese relations, Turkish decision makers have had difficulties reconciling their Pan-Islamic ideological rhetoric and the demands of realpolitik. While Ankara recognizes the need to form good relations with China, its self-assigned role as the protector of “oppressed Muslims” has, so far, trapped Turkey between realpolitik and the purism of ideology.
Professor Ofra Bengio has published an article on the website mida.org.il, where she argues that Turkish President Reccip Tayyep Erdogan's policy may well drag Turkey into a bloody war with the Kurds and perhaps even cause a civil war within Turkey itself. In Hebrew. To read, click here.
Visiting scholar Professor Ahmet K. Han examines the effects of Prime Minister Erdogan and President Davutoglu on Turkey's seemingly convoluted and opaque foreign policy.
Junior Researcher Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses the role that Turkish social networking sites (SNS) have in regards to the Islamic State.
MDC Junior Researcher Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examines the achievement of the largely Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in the recent elections and its key role in the failure of the AKP.
MDC Senior Researcher Prof. Ofra Bengio argues that the imminent Turkish elections will likely decide whether Turkey remains democratic or veers towards an authoritarian system.