Turkeyscope is a thought-provoking publication of the MDC, which provides critical analysis of contemporary Turkish affairs. The publication features articles analyzing global and regional phenomena vis a vis Turkish foreign policy and their implications on Turkey and the region. It is edited by Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak and Ceng Sagnic. Sarah Jacobs is the Assistant Editor for 2016.
Turkeyscope: Insights on Turkish Affairs
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Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examines the June 24 Turkish elections and their ramifications on Turkish politics and the state mechanism, while underlining historical similarities between the founder of the Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
In this joint Iqtisadi - Turkeyscope issue, Paul Rivlin analyzes the current economic crisis in Turkey.
Dr. Tal Pavel and Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examine the recent events that have revealed Turkey's vulnerabilities in the field of cyber security.
Timur Akhmetov analyzes the factors leading to increased Russian-Turkish cooperation.
Guest author Menashe Carmon, chairman of the Israel-Turkey Business Council and Chamber of Commerce & Industry, analyzes the state of Israel-Turkey economic relations.
Ceng Sagnic analyzes the relationship between the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) practice of forging alliances with both Islamist and ultranationalist groups, and the party’s efforts to build heavily-armed forces against the probability of renewed coup attempts.
Turkey and two Middle Eastern ‘quasi-states’: Turkish relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Palestinian National Authority
Guest author Dr. Francis Owtram analyzes Turkey’s foreign policy vis-à-vis the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Palestinian Authority.
Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's use of grandiose building projects as a means of emulating Turkey’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and for laying the groundwork for future political alliances.
Ankara’s Muted Response to the Kurdistan Region’s Independence Referendum and the International and Regional Context
Kurdistan24 Washington D.C correspondent Dr. Laurie Mylroie contributes with an article focusing on the September 2017 Kurdish independence referendum.
Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the latest crisis between the United States and Turkey, traces the roots of the rift between Turkey and the West, and explains the current Turkish foreign policy conception.