Publications

A Brief Introduction to Kurdish Rojava Region

PDF downlaodYasin Duman*
POMEAS ANALYSIS, 6 July 2014

Compared to the Kurds in the North, South and East Kurdistan1 , Kurds in Rojava2 were not able to launch an armed struggle against the government and have been suppressed for years. The separation of the Kurds with national borders between Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria has stopped them from uniting and, as such, organizing a joint and central movement.

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The Square: Two Years That Shook Egypt

 

PDF downlaodBegüm Zorlu*
POMEAS ANALYSIS, 4 June 2014

 'We were all equal, we were reflections of each other.'

This is how a young revolutionary Ahmed described the revolution and being in the Tahrir Square. The Tahrir Square has been without a doubt the new discourse to unite Egyptians under the same motivation. The first wave of the revolution, after the Day of Rage, the 18 days that shook Egypt has been without a doubt one of the most extraordinary events of the 21st century.

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The Pattern of Change and Order in Egyptian Politics

 

PDF downlaodMelisa Mendoza Vasquez*
POMEAS ANALYSIS, 4 June 2014

 

The developments taking place in Egypt since the beginning of January 2011seems to be drawing a vicious circle of change and order. The events starting from the Revolution until the Sisi era today have a constant pattern; major changes take place in Egypt, an atmosphere of order follows them and eventually change comes again. The 2011 Tahrir Revolution and Hosni Mubarak's resignation soon afterwards are only starting points of this pattern which are also the beginning of the turmoil still continuing today.

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