The research centers are considered today as Think Tanks in the
world. The advanced nations take serious interest in Think Tanks…
view makers such as politicians, parliamentarian, leaders, and others
are refer to them and make use of its researches and studies there fore,
when government of Iraq find the importance of these centers, so it
decided to establish many of centers in different fields of specialization.
The story of the establishment of our center belong to the days of Iran–
Iraq war, and at the half of it in particular.. since the necessity emerged
to establish two Think Tanks, the first concerns with Turkish affairs in
Mosul, while the second interests with Iranian affaires in Basrah.
Regarding to our ceuter, which was named at that time as Turkish
studies center, established according to the decree No.10 by the concil
of ministry of higher education and scientific research on August 24,
1985, since that time, the specialized lecturers of history, economics,
and political sciences in Mosul University have done their best, put
foundations of the center, and planned for its work