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Sadık Ünay

Sadik Unay completed his B.A. in Politics and International Relations at Bogazici University. He continued with his M.A. and Ph.D. studies at Manchester University. He is currently a faculty member at Istanbul University, Economics department.

Between pragmatic globalization and trade wars

While hegemonic transitions tend to occur over long periods, it seems that the friction between neo-protectionism in strategic sectors and the push for all out liberalization will determine the fundamental axis of the ongoing rivalry between China and the U.S.

Rethinking ‘humane development’

As we stand on the eve of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the conceptual evolution of development continues in line with rapid technological advancements.

Turkey’s moral foreign policy pays off

The exceptionally warm reception shown to Erdogan during his four-day visit to Sudan, Chad and Tunisia was testament to this rejuvenated moral capacity underlining Turkey’s emerging power in world politics.

US unilateralism hits the wall in al-Quds

It seems the recent antics of U.S. President Donald Trump and Co. in the Middle East around the critical issue of Jerusalem will bring down the new wave of American unilateralism earlier than many expected.

OIC Istanbul summit and standing up for al-Quds

The OIC Istanbul declaration, “Freedom for al-Quds,” recognizes the state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital, and calls on the world to recognize East Jerusalem as the occupied capital of Palestine.

Hegemonic stability no more

“Putting aside the discriminatory and xenophobic rhetoric of Trump displaying the worst examples of far-right populism, the current tendencies of the U.S. to escalate political crises, mingle with violent conflicts and trigger economic protectionism confirms that the age of benevolent global hegemons is well and truly over.”