Abdul Basit Adeel

Applying to Grad Schools (MA/PhD programs) in the USA?

Admission season has already kicked off, and my friends have started asking me questions about the graduate programs in the…

Kör Arabın Şarkısı / Kor Ərəbin Mahnısı

Ne aşk olaydı, ne aşık, ne nazlı afet olaydı, Ne halk olaydı, ne halık, ne aşk-ı hasret olaydı. Ne dert…

O mahur beste çalar Müjgan’la ben ağlaşırız

Şenlik dağıldı bir acı yel kaldı bahçede yalnız O mahur beste çalar Müjgan’la ben ağlaşırız Gitti dostlar şölen bitti ne…

Exloring alterntaives in IR analysis: Postcolonialism

There exist multiple parallel realities that render a single deterministic approach to the analysis of power, politics and society futile….

Oil, Rentierism and the current Political Order in the Middle East

Every economic activity is based on two components: effort and reward. However, rent is the income derived from possessions. Rentier is…

Saat On İkiyi Beş Geçiyordu

Zaman, can çekişirken, Akrep yelkovan, arasında; Bir adım öteye gidemezken geceden, Ay, ışığını çekerken sinesine, Yıldızlar çekilirken kuytu karanlıklara, Hüzün,…

Yusuf’u Kaybettim – Yunus Emre

Yusuf’u kaybettim Kenan ilinde Yusuf bulunur, Kenan bulunmaz Bu akl’ı fikr ile Leyla bulunmaz Bu ne yaredir ki çare bulunmaz

Jewish Minority in the context of Turkification Policies during the Single Party Period

 “One, who regards himself as a member of the Turkish nation, should first of all and in every case, speak…

Are China and the United States on the verge of the next great war?

The threat of another great war between China and the United States is eminent. The ideological and systematic parameters make…

Policy Paper: Reconsidering Turkey’s Egypt Policy

This (no so-good) policy paper was written as a requirement for POLS 328 – Theories of International Relations course offered by…

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