Publications / SAM Reports

  • Current Turkey-Serbia Relations

    TurkeySerbiaReportTurkey and Serbia share a common history as the two important countries of the region. Notwithstanding the ups and downs in this long relationship throughout the history, we are pleased to observe that our relations have reached the highest level in the recent years. Now, we are talking about “strategic partnership” objective and consider each other as neighbors, in the absence of common border between our countries.

    Within this spirit, SAM and IIPE (Institute ...

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  • Fifth Summit of the Turkic Council: A Rising Actor in Regional Cooperation in Eurasia

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    “The United States, NATO, the European Union, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe (CoE) had all put their stamps on the new security environments in Europe and Eurasia after the end of the Cold War, and the worldwide international security architecture in the early 1990s was refigured by the new hegemonies of the international system. However, early enthusiasm over the victory ofliberal values in the international arena ...

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  • Turkic Council and Cooperation in Eurasia in the Light of Developments Across the Region

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       The Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey is a think-tank and research center that has been active since May 1995. SAM was established as a consultative body to provide decision-makers with scholarly and scientific assessments of relevant issues in the agenda of Turkish foreign policy and contemporary international relations.

      SAM conducts research and organizes scholarly events relevant to ...

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  • 2014 Annual Report

    2014 SAM Annual Report

    The Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey is a think-tank and research center that has been active since May 1995. SAM was established as a consultative body to provide decision-makers with scholarly and scientific assessments of relevant issues in the agenda of Turkish foreign policy and contemporary international relations.

    SAM conducts research and organizes scholarly events ...

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  • The Role of Diplomacy and Soft Power in Combatting Terrorism – Concepts, Fighting Methods and Case Studies

    TMMM_kapaksiteThe aim of this seminar is to bring together academics and practitioners who are involved in the field of terrorism, soft power and diplomacy, and ensure that they interact and benefit from each other. Besides conceptual discussions on terrorism, soft power, diplomacy, the use of soft power and public diplomacy in combatting terrorism, various cases such as ETA, IRA, Al-Qaeda and PKK have been discussed by using local information and benefiting from the contributions of the experts.
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  • SAM Annual Report 2013

      The Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey is a think-tank and research center that has been active since May 1995. SAM was established as a consultative body to provide decision-makers with scholarly and scientific assessments of relevant issues in the agenda of Turkish foreign policy and contemporary international relations. SAM conducts research and organizes scholarly events relevant to the ever expanding spectrum of Turkish foreign policy, in partnership with Turkish and foreign ...
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  • Sorumluluk ve Vizyon- 2014 Yılına Girerken Türk Dış Politikası

    Dünyada hem siyasal hem de ekonomik düzlemde güç dengelerinin yer değiştirdiği ve yeni bir dünya düzeninin ana hatlarının belirdiği bir süreçten geçilmektedir. Türkiye, fırsatlarla tehditlerin iç içe geçtiği bu dönemde değişimin odağında bulunan merkez ülke konumundadır. Demokrasi, çoğulculuk, insan hakları ve hukukun üstünlüğü gibi evrensel değerlerle ulusal çıkarlar arasında azami denge üzerine kurulu Türk dış politikası bölgesinde ve ötesinde olumlu yönde dönüştürücü bir etkiye sahiptir. Bölgesel ...
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  • SAM Annual Report 2012

    The mission of the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) is to conduct research on Turkish foreign policy and in related domains, to assess current policies, to develop alternative perspectives, to make policy recommendations and to provide new insights. SAM aims to be a global platform for discussion of various international topics and to cooperate with other strategic centers in different countries. SAM publishes Vision Papers, SAM Papers and the quarterly academic journal Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs. In 2012 SAM organised: ...
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  • U.S.-Turkish Relations: A Review at the Beginning of the Third Decade of the Post Cold-War Era

    As the United States and Turkey enter the third decade following the end of the Cold War, they are enjoying a new cooperative era in their relationship. Their partnership has recently been enhanced by overlapping perspectives on the unprecedented transformation sweeping the Middle East as well as in a number of other regional and functional areas. This report is the product of a joint effort by the Center for Strategic Research at the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Turkey (SAM) and the CSIS Turkey Project. It incorporates the ...
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  • SAM Annual Report 2011

    The mission of the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) is to conduct research on Turkish Foreign Policy and in related domains, to assess current policies, to develop alternative perspectives, to make policy recommendations and to provide new insights. SAM aims to be a global platform for discussions of various international topics and to cooperate with other strategic centers from different countries. It publishes vision papers, policy papers and the quarterly academic journal Perceptions. SAM has organized speeches, panels, workshops, ...
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