Turkeyscope: Insights on Turkish Affairs

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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 Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak and Dr. Joel Parker.

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Through Turkish Eyes: How the West Lost Turkey

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.

Turkey: A Social Media Story

Djene Rhys Bajalan from Missouri State University and Michael Brooks, an award-winning talk show host in the United States, contribute with an article focusing on social media and online communications technology in Turkey.

AKP's White Revolution

Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the Justice and Development Party's radical reforms in education and its proposed marriage regulation.

Turkey's Role in Syria

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.

Turkey Can Ally with Syria’s Kurds Someday

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.

The Changing Equation in Cyprus

Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses the changing power equation in Cyprus and the role of natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean.

Turkey’s Waiting Game in Sinjar

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.