Although the comprehension and analysis of the subject seems quite complicated according to the perspectives, the basis of the dominant understandings; It is based on freedom and terrorism. Along with these perspectives, examining suicide attacks as they are purely political will bring a stereotypical approach to the subject. These attacks; The political, religious, sociological, economic, psychological, and literary reasons bring to light, as well as questioning the legitimacy of the action taken, it is also important in terms of understanding how much the term ‘truth’ has evolved in the axis of individuals and society. In this context, after filtering the Palestinian suicide attacks through a historical filter, one of the other steps of the subject, body politics will be focused on. Then, the ‘freedom’ and ‘terrorism’ dimensions of the attacks will be discussed.
PALESTINIAN ELECTIONS: WAY TO DEMOCRACY OR FURTHER AMBIGUITY?
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) was established in 1964 and recognized as the “sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people” by establishing diplomatic relations with over a hundred countries and holding UN observer status since 1974…
CIVIL SOCIETY IN HUNGARY
2010 was the year of elections in Hungary and the result of these elections were shaped Hungarian democracy after that time. Viktor Orban became the Prime Minister of Hungary as President of the Fidesz Party (Magyar Polgári Szövetség) and he has been carrying out this duty ever since.
NEW EPISODE IN WORLD POLITICS: THE LONGER TELEGRAM
There has been an important development that has attracted the attention of international relations researchers. George Kennan wrote an 8,000-word report, The Long Telegram, which he sent to the US Department of State in 1946, addressing the alarming behavior of the USSR administration. The version of this report written against China was published by the famous research organization Atlantic Council.
IRANIAN DIMENSION of 2006 LEBANON WAR
On July 12, 2006 world witnessed a chain of events ignited by Hezbollah with capturing two Israeli soldiers from the Lebanese-Israeli border. The event caused casualties from both sides. The situation grew serious with action being described as casus belli by Israeli Government and initiating the 2006 Lebanon War.
ABORTION RESTRICTIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN ARGENTINA
Because of the rules, laws and attitudes imposed by the states in Latin America for many years, the region is considered one of the strictest in the world in terms of abortion bans. In the region of 20 countries, the proportion of countries legalizing abortion is very small. In some countries, abortion did not ban […]
COLONIZATION EFFORTS OF GREAT POWERS IN AFRICA
The colonization efforts of great powers generally aimed at economic gains, benefiting from the resources and the labor force of Africa. European powers embarked on this mission as if they were going to provide Africans with education and contribute to civilization, rather than colonizing the land. The reality was far more different than what they […]
THE RISE OF FAR-RIGHT IN GERMANY AND GERMAN AfD PARTY
Unification of East and West Germany, the collapse of the Warsaw Pact, the dissolution of the Soviet Union and globalization have completely changed the systems of international relations. All these changes in the world and especially in Europe have led to radical changes in Europe’s political paradigms.
COOPERATION OF TURKIC STATES: TURKIC COUNCIL
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan were founding members of the “Turkish Speaking Countries Cooperation Council” which was established on 3 October 2009 by the Nakhchivan agreement that signed in Nakhichevan. Uzbekistan became a full member during the 7th Congress held in October 2019. Hungary, on the other hand, became an observer member during the 6th Congress held in the city of Cholpon-Ata in Kyrgyzstan in 2018. The member states have accepted the aims and principles of the United Nations Agreement and the universal doctrines of international law.
CHRISTCHURCH TERROR ATTACKS
In Christchurch/New Zealand, with a population of 400,000, 2 mosques were targeted armed assaults on 15 March 2019. Besides, New Zealand was generally considered as a safe country for migrants and refugees. The man who carried out the attack, Bretton Tarrant, an Australian citizen who describes himself as a racist. The fact that the terrorist attack was targeting Muslims attending Friday prayers, made it a global issue rather than a domestic one in New Zealand.