“Turkey’s Relations with Global Powers in Syria” Online Panel

The decrease in conflicts in Syria has increased the expectation for stability in the region. However, whether this process is really a softening period or a preparation period for new conflicts will emerge in the coming time. The architects of the said “softening” period in the region; Turkey and Russia, are still not in a clear agreement on Syria. On the other hand, it seems that the withdrawal process of the USA from Syria will bring different developments for the region. Recently for Turkey, hot developments are taking place in the eastern Mediterranean on one side, and on the other side  the Syrian issue, which is not very independent from these developments, still continues for 9 years with all of its problems.

In this context, “Turkey’s Relations with Global Powers in Syria” online panel will be held on September 22, 2020 at 19:30, with the participation of Prof. Dr. Özden Zeynep OKTAV, Turan KIŞLAKÇI and Dr. Savaş BİÇER and with the moderation of Ahmet İŞCAN. The language of the panel will be Turkish and there will be no translation.


  • The Latest Stiuation in the North of Syria
  • The State and Future of the Ceasefire in Idlib
  • The US Withdrawal Process from Syria
  • The Eastern Mediterranean Issue and Its Relations with Syria


Sep 22 2020



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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 22 2020
  • Time: 12:30

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  • Dr. Savaş BİÇER
    Dr. Savaş BİÇER
    Nişantaşı University
  • Prof.Dr. Özden Zeynep OKTAV
    Prof.Dr. Özden Zeynep OKTAV
    Istanbul Medeniyet University

    Özden Zeynep Oktav works as the head of the Department of International Relations at Istanbul Medeniyet University. Oktav’s works include the following books: Turkey in the 21st Century Quest for a New Foreign Policy (2011), Limits of Relations with the West: Turkey Syria and Iran (2008), The Changing Dynamics of the Arab Gulf and Saudi Arabia- US-Iran Relations (2011), Turkey in the 2000’s: Opportunities, Risks and Crises (2015), GCC-Turkey Relations: Dawn of a New Era (2015), Violent Non-State Actors and the Syrian Civil War: ISIS and YPG Cases (2018).

    OKTAV has published many articles on Turkey and Middle East relations. Oktav also participate in Cambridge and St. Andrews universities as visiting researcher.

  • Turan KIŞLAKÇI
    Turan KIŞLAKÇI

    President of the Turkish Arab Media Association

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