Özge Nur ÖĞÜTCÜ 20.02.2017

    Daily Sabah 20 February 2017 Özge Nur Öğütcü* The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project is not only a Eurasia-centered development, but it is also a ray of hope for increasing regional and global economic cooperation and bilateral relations The gravity of the world's economic growth and production is shifting from West to East. Regional powers and outside actors, such as the United States, the European Union, Japan, Russia and others, have developed many projects to engage with countries in Eurasia in a framework to strengthen regional cooperation. Having direct connections with Iran, Russia, the Black Sea region, China and Europe via Turkey, Eurasia stands at ...

    Maxime GAUIN 15.02.2017

    Hurriyet Daily News, 8 February 2017 A 23-year cycle ended on Jan. 26, 2017. That day, in its decision No. 2016-745 DC, the French Constitutional suppressed, in part or entirely, 43 articles (out of 224) in the law “Equality and Citizenship,” including a paragraph of Article 173 that was supposed to ban the “denial, minimization or trivialization” of “crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes,” when it incites racial, ethnic, national or religious hatred or violence. Introduced by a cabinet member’s amendment to the bill, to avoid the preliminary control by the Council of State, that paragraph of Article 173 was ...

    Turgut Kerem TUNCEL 15.02.2017

    HISTORIANS WITHOUT BORDERS THE USE AND ABUSE OF HISTORY IN CONFLICTS 19-20 MAY 2016 HELSINKI, FINLAND   SEARCHING FOR THE RIGHT APPROACH TO SOLVE THE TURKISH-ARMENIAN CONTROVERSY Turgut Kerem Tuncel History often plays a central role in present-day conflicts. Many present-day conflicts have their roots in history.  In such cases, what occurred in the past functions as the cause, trigger or catalyzer of current controversies. Most historians agree that the disregard to Germany’s self-determination after World War I as a punishment had been an important factor for the eruption of the next disaster, namely, World War II. History may also be used as an ideological instrument by ...

    Teoman Ertuğrul TULUN 13.02.2017

    Deep-rooted disputes continue to plague the Balkans. Currently, the disputes are most prevalent in Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Serbia.  Tensions between Kosovo and Serbia began in December 2016 when Kosovar Serbs started building a wall dividing the town of Mitrovica into Albanian and Serbian sectors. The arrest in France on a Serbian war crimes warrant of Kosovo Liberation Army commander and former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj this January sparked more protests by Kosovar Albanians. Tensions escalated when Serbia sent a promotional train carrying Serbian nationalist messages to Mitrovica. A full-blown crisis was averted when the train turned back before reaching its destination. However, ...

    AVİM 09.02.2017

    Below are the written replies of the 69th US Secretary of State Rex Wayne Tillerson to the written questions of the New Jersey State Senator Robert (Bob) Menendez during the confirmation hearings.   42. As a Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the United States plays a critical role in maintaining stability in the South Caucasus region through its mediation of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. However, Azerbaljan continues to violate cease fire agreements.            a. What steps will you take to hold Azerbaijan accountable for its actions and any violations of the cease fire agreements and what steps would you take to ensure ...

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