Author: Dr. İbrahim Karataş

Dr. İbrahim Karataş

Dr. İbrahim Karataş is a Lecturer in International Relations at Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey. He writes columns for Turkey’s Daily Sabah and Yeni Akit dailies and has written more than 30 academic articles and books.

KSA

Sidelining Critics and Clergy, MBS’ Social Reforms Could Provoke a Backla...

Politics & Governance

Saudi Arabia’s renowned English-speaking daily newspaper Arab News published a special Christmas edition on December...

GCC

Deconstructing Détente: How 2022 World Cup Can Reshape the Gulf’s Politi...

Geopolitics

The 2022 FIFA World Cup has given billions of fans all over the world a...

Iran

Iran’s 2022 Protests: The View from Turkey

Geopolitics

After 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was killed by the Iranian “morality police” in early September 2022,...

GCC

Explaining the GCC’s Success Stopping Terrorist Attacks

Defense & Security

The member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have enjoyed relative prosperity and peace...

Iran

Scrutinizing Iran’s Foreign Proxy Network

Defense & Security

Since the end of the Second World War, open military conflicts between global and regional...

GCC

GCC Football Purchases: Uncertain Investment, Soft Power Opportunity

Politics & Governance

The states of the Gulf have largely remained undistinguished in global sporting events in all...

Kuwait

Should Kuwait Revisit its Foreign Policy?

Politics & Governance

Kuwait, a Gulf country of 4.67 million people, has pursued a conciliatory foreign policy strategy...

Iran

Pursuing A Precarious Peace: Examining the Turkey-Iran Relationship

Geopolitics

Turkey and Iran have a long, tumultuous, and, at times, contentious history. The border between...

KSA

A New Era in Turkish-Saudi Relations?

Geopolitics

Turkey and Saudi Arabia had largely inactive relations before Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to power...

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