Ahmet Sozen

Ahmet Sozen
Eastern Mediterranean University · Department of International Relations

Professor

About

30
Publications
13,415
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
250
Citations
Citations since 2017
10 Research Items
115 Citations
20172018201920202021202220230510152025
20172018201920202021202220230510152025
20172018201920202021202220230510152025
20172018201920202021202220230510152025
Additional affiliations
September 2004 - September 2016
Eastern Mediterranean University
Position
  • Faculty Member
September 1999 - August 2004
Bahçeşehir University
Position
  • Founding Chair

Publications

Publications (30)
Article
The year 2021 was marked by the continuation of the standstill in attempts to overcome the division of the island, as well as the social, political and economic impact of the Covid‐19 pandemic on both sides of the divide. The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus continued to suffer from political and economic instability. After only one year in offi...
Article
Full-text available
Chapter
The discovery of energy sources in the Eastern Mediterranean region, while providing opportunities, further complicates Turkey-Israeli relationship. If Israel and Turkey can cooperate on energy, they can revitalize their relationship to the extent when the military elites were strong in Turkey and the relationship between two countries was establis...
Chapter
The international system has experienced a shift from a Western-centric world dominated by the United States to a decentralized world. This accompanies a shift in the distribution of energy wherein China overtakes the US as the biggest oil importer. Energy is vital for the survival of countries' economic facilities. Japan is a country that needs to...
Article
Following Bosco and Verney’s analyses of ‘electoral’ and ‘government epidemics’, the 2018 Turkish Cypriot legislative election is examined in the context of the impact of the economic crisis on elections and government formation in southern Europe. Despite its obvious idiosyncrasies as a self-declared state with 335,000 inhabitants, in the last dec...
Article
Full-text available
Article
Full-text available
Chapter
The island of Cyprus was geographically divided into two in 1974 after a Turkish military operation that sought to prevent a Greek coup, which attempted to unite the island with Greece. Following a population exchange agreement in 1975, the population of the northern part of the island ethnic-wise became even more predominantly Turkish Cypriot, whi...
Article
Full-text available
This paper focuses on the use of different forms of power by a (leader/patron/hegemonic) state to get the other (non-leader/client) states to cooperate with its policies. Most of the literature on cooperation operates on the level of bargaining power where the policy changes are directly visible. This article aims to show how the bargaining power m...
Article
Full-text available
This study sets out to explain the general characteristics of current Turkish foreign policy where it examines the interplay between important world events and emergent novel ideas at four different levels of analysis (conceptual setting, micro‐setting, domestic macro‐setting, and external macro‐setting). The new Turkish foreign policy vision and i...
Article
Full-text available
On 19 April 2009, the Turkish Cypriots voted for a new legislature. The election outcome is important in understanding political trends in northern Cyprus before the April 2010 Presidential election, which will be significant for the current peace negotiations. The latter are considered by many observers as the last roll of the dice in terms of att...
Article
Full-text available
The Cyprus conflict has been on the international community's agenda for more than half a century. The peace negotiations between the Turkish and the Greek Cypriots under the auspices of the UN since the 1960s have produced the fundamental solution parameters which were endorsed by the international community. Creation of a federal state; bi-zonal...
Article
Full-text available
In the 24 April 2004 referenda on the Cyprus peace plan, 65% of the Turkish Cypriots voted Yes while 76% Greek Cypriots voted No. Subsequently, the international community has failed to end the isolation of the Turkish Cypriots as it promised in the pre-referenda period. It was against this background that on 20 February 2005 the Turkish Cypriot el...
Article
Full-text available
Due to copyright restrictions, the access to the publisher version (published version) of this article is only available via subscription. You may click URI (with DOI: 10.1080/14683849.2004.9687242) and have access to the Publisher Version of this article through the publisher web site or online databases, if your Library or institution has subscri...
Article
As a candidate for European Union (EU) membership Cyprus represents a unique challenge for the Union. Unlike the other five Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC) that are striving for EU membership in the next phase of expansion (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovenia), Cyprus carries with it a serious problem of the uns...
Article
Full-text available
This article provides a game theoretic analysis of how the candidacy of Cyprus for European Union (EU) membership presents an important challenge for both the Union's eastern enlargement plans and current international efforts aimed at resolving the Cyprus problem. The conclusions indicate that the Cypriot conflict has entered a very delicate perio...
Article
Full-text available
In this paper, the concept of sovereignty and other related important problematic concepts such as nation, people and self-determination, that are closely, in fact organically, related to the concept of a nation state, and the problems associated with them will be analyzed in different 'waves' (historical processes) of the emergence of nation state...

Network

Cited By

Projects

Project (1)