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 [ … ]
In his most recent Foreign Affairs article, Alexander J. Motyl provocatively explains why Ukraine should withdraw from Donbas, a contested area in southeastern Ukraine, a portion of which is curren [ … ]
It has become a common-place to draw parallels between the European integration and Eurasian integration (which at present a mere Eurasian Economic Union). In my view, it seems short-sighted and log [ … ]
The annexation of Crimea by Russia showed, first, how easily changeable is the Eurasian political map and, second, several regional powers appeared on the world political stage. The annexation of Crim [ … ]
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.