India-Pakistan share a long history of bitterness and mistrust. Today Pakistan and India subsist in a context of negative peace; an awkward situation where there is no peace and no war. Both of them h [ … ]
Kurdistan is a region located between Iran, Turkey, Syria, and Iraq. This region started as a united area known as Kurdistan, but after the (Chalderan) War the country was divided into four parts a [ … ]
Last December Moscow took Europe by surprise with an announcement that South Stream, a 63 billion cubic metre (bcm) pipeline designed to bring Russian natural gas to southern Europe across the Black [ … ]
The recent changes in the global politics and economy have spurred the world powers to do the utmost in furthering their national goals in-order to seek multiple financial gains. The economic hunger a [ … ]
This paper analyzes dynamics of domestic and international NGOs within civil society as well as their relationships with the government of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (Iraq). The [ … ]
Revolution is one way to develop a democratic regime into anti-democratic state. However, by definition, revolution does not always bring democracy to a state. For example, undemocratic leaders like L [ … ]
Conference on Turkey's New Foreign Policy
CENTER FOR DEMOCRACY AND CIVIL SOCIETY
TURKEY'S NEW FOREIGN POLICY
conference panel featuring
Daniel Brumberg (Georgetown University)
Omer Taspinar (Brookings)
Yossi Shain (Georgetown University)
Fevzi Bilgin (St. Mary's College, Washington Review)
Sinan Ciddi (Institute of Turkish Studies at Georgetown University)
Conference: Russia and Eurasia: 20 Years After The Soviet Union
CONFERENCE: RUSSIA AND EURASIA: 20 YEARS AFTER THE SOVIET UNION
April 14, 2011, Washington DC
Twenty years after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia's geopolitical environment has changed dramatically. The emergence of new states in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the widening of European integration, and the rise of China have all transformed Russia's rela...
Conference on Turkish & Eurasian Affairs
The Washington Review of Turkish & Eurasian Affairs, in partnership with The Center for the Study of Democracy at St. Mary's College of Maryland, held a a one-day conference at Historic St. Mary's City, Maryland, November 23, 2010.
The goal of the conference was to address critical issues affecting Turkey and Eurasian societies. The conference brought together scholars from across the socia...
Conference on Deep State, Ergenekon, and Turkey's Constitutional Referendum
The Washington Review of Turkish & Eurasian Affairs held a conference at the National Press Club in Washington DC, on September 15, 2010, three days after the critical constitutional referendum in Turkey, featuring Wayne Madsen, Joe Lauria, Mustafa Akyol, Levent Korkut, and Ihsan Bal.
Wayne Madsen is a Washington, DC-based investigative journ...
Reception at APSA 2010
The Washington Review held a reception at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, in Washington, DC, on September 4, 2010. The event provided a friendly venue for political scientists who work on Turkey and Eurasia to meet and network.