Middle East

A Deal to End All Deals Trump's Deal of the
A Deal to End All Deals? Trump's Deal of the Century May Annihilate Palestine

The Deal of the Century, which does not offer any noteworthy gain to Palestine despite all concessions, is likely to turn...

Monday, June 3, 2019

US-Turkey Relations in the Trump Era A Turkish Perspective
US-Turkey Relations in the Trump Era: A Turkish Perspective

Many of the problems in U.S.-Turkey relations are structural. Had Erdogan never come to power, there would still be a...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Middle East Politics on the Brink of Collapse
Middle East Politics on the Brink of Collapse

The Middle East has come to a point where the possibility of a violent conflict between powerful forces in the region is...

Friday, May 24, 2019

How Long Can Iran Resist US Pressure
How Long Can Iran Resist US Pressure?

Iran needs to be very careful about the steps that it will pursue against the U.S. The assumption that Trump will never...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

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

As the international community showed discontent to Trump’s recent designation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps as...

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Gulf countries support intervention in Syria

SETA Foreign Policy Research Assistant Gülşah Neslihan Akkaya speaking to The New Turkey said the Gulf countries will...

Friday, August 30, 2013

Is Israel Knocking on the Doors of Gehenna
Is Israel Knocking on the Doors of Gehenna?

The two decisions of the U.S. administration – recognizing the Golan Heights as Israeli territory and the decision to move...

Monday, April 29, 2019

Egypt s Constitutional Change and the Future of the Sisi
Egypt’s Constitutional Change and the Future of the Sisi Regime

The support that the U.S. and other European countries have shown for Sisi has encouraged Cairo to institutionalize its...

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Mixed Middle East reactions to Iran's nuclear accord

Saudi Arabia hopes that Iran deal would 'strengthen the stability and security of the region' as Israel warns against...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

What's the Special Chemistry Between Russia and Israel
What's the Special Chemistry Between Russia and Israel?

The multi-million Russian-speaking diaspora in Israel and a few but influential Jewish diaspora in Russia, trade and...

Sunday, April 21, 2019

“A political solution in Egypt is impossible now”

The SETA Foundation Foreign Policy Director Ufuk Ulutaş shared his assessments with the New Turkey on the 3rd biggest...

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Christian Zionists Zionists and Authoritarian Regimes in the Middle East
Christian Zionists, Zionists and Authoritarian Regimes in the Middle East: A Bermuda Triangle?

The relation among the Bermuda Triangle is just like a hide-and-seek game; while veiling the image of Islam with...

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Jordan Silent Brother in Gulf Politics
Jordan: Silent Brother in Gulf Politics

For many years, Amman’s close alliance with Washington has heavily concealed many of the Hashemite Kingdom’s internal...

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Democracy At Stake Trump s Vociferous Support for Sisi
Democracy At Stake: Trump’s Vociferous Support for Sisi

During the press conference when it was asked whether Sisi should remain as president until 2034, Trump confidently said:...

Thursday, April 11, 2019

What's Next For Israel After the Elections
What's Next For Israel After the Elections?

The unexpected move from the new far-right Israeli government regarding the status of Al-Quds or the annexation of new...

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Arab Emancipation and the Liberation of Palestine
Arab Emancipation and the Liberation of Palestine

The Zionists often claim that Israel is the only democracy in an ocean of dictatorship. The truth is that Israel is the...

Monday, April 8, 2019

What's the Real Motivation Behind Reforms in Saudi Arabia
What's the Real Motivation Behind Reforms in Saudi Arabia?

The reform initiatives led by Mohammad bin Salman do not aim to establish a genuine democratic regime in Saudi Arabia, but...

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Ending the Confusion over U S Withdrawal from Syria
Ending the Confusion over U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

Without admitting a policy failure, the U.S. will not be able to achieve meaningful cooperation with Turkey. That will...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

US Policy Towards Syria A Tangled Mess of Bilateral Negotiations
US Policy Towards Syria: A Tangled Mess of Bilateral Negotiations

Conditions in Northern Syria may force Turkey to follow "first act then deal" option.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

A Safe Zone in Northern Syria is a Must for
A Safe Zone in Northern Syria is a Must for Turkey

If the U.S. and Turkey can work together on establishing a safe zone in northern Syria with the goal of achieving...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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