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NEW ARMENIAN POLICY FOR THE NAGORNO-KARABAKH ISSUE(12.04.2017)

New Armenian policy for the Nagorno-Karabakh issue

Azerbaijan's breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region voted in a referendum to change the presidential powers on February 20. The separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region has strengthened the leader's powers in a referendum that international observers warned was illegal.The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is a territorial and ethnic conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which by de-facto, is Armenian-controlled by the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh regime. Yet, it is internationally recognized as an inseparable part of Azerbaijan.The conflict has its origins in the early 20th century, although the present conflict began in 1988 and escalated into a f...


EAST TURKISTAN, THE FORGOTTEN COUNTRY(10.02.2017)

East Turkistan, The Forgotten Country

There exist the Pamir Mountains and Karakum Desert in the south and the Altay Mountains in the north of East Turkistan constituting the east area of Turkistan which means the land where Turkish live. East Turkistan had been founded in the Middle Asia and become the centre of Turkish states and khanates through its long history. This Turkish homeland, which became a centre of The Scythians between 8 and 3rd centuries B.C., Huns between 300 B.C. and 93 A.C., Gokturk Empire between 522 and 744, Uyghur Empire between 744 and 840, The Karakhanid Empire between 751 and 870, is shaping an important place in Turkish history. There was a period of peace when very important cul...


İHSANOĞLU: THE MAN WHO CHANGED THE OIC(19.03.2014)

İhsanoğlu: The Man who Changed the OIC

The first president of what would become the Organization of Islamic Cooperation(OIC), the world’s second largest intergovernmental organization was a colourful figure. Abdul Rahman Tunku, was already well known as a Malaysian independence leader when became the first leader of the OIC when the organization was founded in 1969. In photo Truk’s thick rimmed classes and tight lipped is equally memorable. Yet, Pan-Islamic sentiment and anti-colonialism were only some of his passions. When Rahman often stole away to the Malaysia horse-track horse racing and claimed to have his best luck at trackside wagering on Fridays. Secretary General Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu whose term as head o...


HOW THE SYSTEM REALLY WORKS: AMERICAN ‘MATRYOSHKA’(2.08.2013)

How the System Really Works: American ‘Matryoshka’

The first American attempt to address the Palestinian-Israeli conflict following the 1967 war was 1978 Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel containing components even on the Palestinian question. If we look objectively, it can be argued that American Middle East diplomatic efforts have not undergone any significant changes since 1978. The negotiations over reconciliation between the two parties encompass initiatives of the Carter, Raegan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama administrations.The first breakthrough perhaps was the Oslo Accords, which showed some political will by both the parties. US-brokered talks during all these period hav...


WILL A WAR BURST IN STRAIT OF HORMUZ?(3.07.2012)

Will a war burst in Strait of Hormuz?

According to the Iranian experts, over the last 50 years in Iran totally 85 billion barrels of hydrocarbons have been extracted in the end of 2006. Thus, remaining reserves of liquid hydrocarbons exceed 137 billion barrels (bbs).According to OPEC, NIOC’s liquid hydrocarbon reserves at the end of 2006 were 1,384 billion barrels (2.200×1011 m3). Iran is under continuous U.S. threat and sanction since 1979 after the Iranian revolution. The cat and mouse game between Iran and the US has been continuing for the last 32 years. Successive U.S. administration adopted many strategies to bring Iran under its own grip but so far has not been successful. The cat and mouse game between Ir...



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