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Established in 2004, the International Strategic Research Organisation (USAK) has gained wide recognition as Turkey's foremost source of independent and balanced information and research on a broad range of issues affecting Turkey and its region. Focusing particularly on issues of security and cooperation, USAK is one of Turkey and the world's leading organisations for the analysis of global issues, satisfying a need in Turkey, its region and the world for a body of informed opinion on these issues.

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Title: Breaking the Mold: Understanding Gender and Electoral Violence
Date: December 2011

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Title: Turkey-U.S. Relations: Towards a Multidimensional Partnership
Authors: Mehmet Yegin, Eyüp Ersoy
Date: December 2013

Title: Turkey and Syrian Refugees: The Limits of Hospitality
Authors: Osman Bahadır Dinçer, Vittoria Federici, Elizabeth Ferris, Sema Karaca, Kemal Kirişci, Elif Özmenek Çarmıklı
Date: November 2013

Title: The Struggle For Life Between Borders: Syrian Refugees Fieldwork
Authors: Mehmet Güçer, Sema Karaca, O. Bahadır Dinçer
Date: November 2013

Title: The Great Power Struggle for Africa The Crisis in Mali
Authors: Fouad Farhaoui
Date: November 2013

Title: Turkish-Russian Relations in The Post-Cold War Period: Current Dynamics, Future Prospects
Authors: Habibe Özdal, M. Turgut Demirtepe
Date: July 2013

Title: Towards The Syrian Nightmare? The Critical Situation in Syria and Possible Scenarios
Authors: Ali Hussein Bakeer
Date: July 2013

Title: Mauritania and Newly Emerging Economies in Africa Turkey and China
Authors: Fouad Farhaoui
Date: January 2013

Title: Turkey's Power Capacity in the Middle East: Limits of the Possible
Authors: Osman Bahadır Dinçer, Mustafa Kutlay
Date: June 2012

Title: Critical Energy Infrastructure Security Project Final Report
Date: March 2012

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