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Turkish Brand and Soft Power

Guest Article by Efe Sevin As I portray several other personae in my daily life, I sometimes forget the fact that I am trained as an international relations scholar. The recent talks between Syria and Turkey reminded me that fact, … Continue reading

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B(r)and Aid for Nations

By Renard Teipelke Do you remember the time when some nations or their progressive leaders/decision makers thought of nation branding as an innovative and cool tool to position their country in a globalized world?! That is to say: a time … Continue reading

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Public Diplomacy, Soft Power, and Identity: Another Term for AKP in Turkey

Guest Article by Efe Sevin Last year, I wrote a short post about Turkish public diplomacy where I practically claimed AKP and Erdogan were the biggest obstacles to a robust PD strategy. Last Sunday, AKP won its third consecutive elections, … Continue reading

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