İsmail Numan Telci

İsmail Numan Telci

Ismail Numan Telci is the Deputy Director of the Middle East Institute (ORMER) and an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations at Sakarya University. He is the author of the ‘Dictionary of the Egyptian Revolution’ and is the editor of www.misirbulteni.com – a news webpage focusing on the developments in Egypt.
Turkey is Essential for the Success of Any Project in

Turkey is Essential for the Success of Any Project in the Eastern Mediterranean

August 3, 2019
The most reliable route to transfer natural gas from Eastern Mediterranean to European markets go through Turkey. The success of any region-wide initiative to export natural gas resources from the Eastern Mediterranean to world markets is dependant on Turkey’s inclusion.
The UAE's Strategic Redeployment in Yemen

The UAE's Strategic Redeployment in Yemen

July 22, 2019
There are three reasons for the UAE's strategic redeployment in Yemen: The unwillingness to carry the military and financial burdens of the war, Abu Dhabi's attempt to better its image in the West, and to continue the war through proxies. 
Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime

Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime in Egypt?

July 9, 2019
There are two major reasons for the increasing discontent towards the Sisi regime. First, Egyptians and the international community believe that the Sisi regime is moving country to a more authoritarian stance. The second reason for this increasing discontent is the mismanagement of the Sisi regime.
Peace to Prosperity or Peace for Jared Kushner

Peace to Prosperity or Peace for Jared Kushner?

July 3, 2019
Although the real motivation of the “Peace to Prosperity” workshop was presented to be a solution for the Palestine-Israel conflict, its main purpose was to prepare a political venue by which Israel’s occupation policies can be institutionalized.
Why Turkey Will Continue to Honor Morsi's Legacy

Why Turkey Will Continue to Honor Morsi's Legacy

June 25, 2019
Morsi’s legacy will always be remembered and kept alive in Turkey. The democratic struggle of the Egyptian people will receive never-ending support from Turkish people who resect democratic values, human rights and freedoms.
A Revolution Undone What s Next for Sudan s Uprising

A Revolution Undone: What’s Next for Sudan’s Uprising?

June 18, 2019
Sudan can be the first country in Africa to achieve democratic governance through peaceful revolutionary regime change. If not, the country will continue to suffer deepening instability and be increasingly distanced from the initial goals of the revolution.
How Israel Dominates the Political Landscape in the Middle East

How Israel Dominates the Political Landscape in the Middle East

May 31, 2019
Israel has a more advantageous position than ever regarding issues such as Palestine, the Eastern Mediterranean, confronting the Iranian threat and relations with Gulf countries.
Middle East Politics on the Brink of Collapse

Middle East Politics on the Brink of Collapse

May 24, 2019
The Middle East has come to a point where the possibility of a violent conflict between powerful forces in the region is higher than ever.
Why the Eastern Mediterranean is of Strategic Importance for Turkey

Why the Eastern Mediterranean is of Strategic Importance for Turkey

May 13, 2019
Turkey places strategic importance on the Eastern Mediterranean and considers the region as a red line in its foreign policy. Ankara will continue its exploration and drilling activities.
Trump s Designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a Terrorist

Trump’s Designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a Terrorist Organization is a Grave Mistake

May 4, 2019
As the international community showed discontent to Trump’s recent designation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization, a similar decision about the Muslim Brotherhood will also face criticism and create repercussions for the U.S.