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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Ceng Sagnic analyzes the potential for a renewed crisis between Turkey and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region given the latter’s rising bid for independence.
Djene Rhys Bajalan from Missouri State University and Michael Brooks, an award-winning talk show host in the United States, contributes with an article focusing on social media and online communications technology in Turkey.
MDC Researcher Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the Justice and Development Party's radical reforms in education and its proposed marriage regulation
Guest author Kyle Orton, a Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, discusses Turkey's role in Syria by highlighting possible challenges that Ankara may face in the near future.
Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses the changing power equation in Cyprus and the role of natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean.
Dr. David Pollock of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy analyzes Turkish policy vis-à-vis Syrian Kurds by highlighting the challenges, the current modus vivendi and future prospects.
Ceng Sagnic analyzes Turkey's involvement in the Gulf crisis to support Qatar against a Saudi-led bloc and potential scenarios for the future regarding such support.
Michael Knights of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) discusses the imperative and difficulty of Turkey’s pushback against Kurdish and Iranian-backed militant groups in the Sinjar district of Iraq.
Guest writer Egemen Bezci discusses the recent nadir in the relationship between Turkey and the EU.
Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the motivations behind Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's inflammatory speech on 8 May 2017.