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Dual Presidentialization and Autocratization: Turkey at a Critical Crossroad

Academic Papers

Turkey has suffered a process of autocratization in the last years. The political turn from a defective democracy towards a competitive authoritarianism is fundamentally related to a concentration and personalization of political power in the person of Erdogan, and to the influence of political institutions.

Dual Presidentialization and Autocratization: Turkey at a Critical Crossroad

Academic Papers

Turkey has suffered a process of autocratization in the last years. The political turn from a defective democracy towards a competitive authoritarianism is fundamentally related to a concentration and personalization of political power in the person of Erdogan, and to the influence of political institutions.

The Political and Security Repercussions of The Islamic State in the Middle East and North Africa Region

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The processes of political transformation can be performed through peaceful or violent changes. There are some factors that can impact on the way these processes take place in a particular scenario. In this regard, we find favorable external factors such as international or regional context that can promote non-violent changes to further lead to transitions to democracy.

Political and social trends in the future of global security. A meta-study on official perspectives in Europe and North America

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The present paper carries out a meta-study regarding security and defence foresight documents by the Atlantic Alliance, European Union and various official bodies linked to the Defence Ministries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and United States. 

The Impact of Russian Intervention in Post-Soviet Secessionist Conflict in the South Caucasus on Russian Geo-energy Interests

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The dismemberment of the Soviet Union prompted a very unstable decade of decline for Russia, and generated numerous conflicts in the post-Soviet space. Russia regained influence at global and, chiefly, regional level from 2000, after Vladimir Putin became president and the price of hydrocarbons rose.

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