Post Tagged with: "Turkey"

Turkey's EU Accession. A child and two older women hold turkey balloons.

Turkey and the EU: Strategic Rapprochement in the Shadow of the Refugee Crisis

At the present juncture, EU-Turkey relations seem to be evolving towards a strategic partnership rather than Turkey’s full integration into the Union.

Fortress Europe?  Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

Fortress Europe? Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

EU borders cannot be understood without understanding the relations with its neighbours and the stability in its borderlands. The image of Fortress Europe is too naïve.

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

By being one of the few scholarly texts to focus on the MIKTA, Jongryn’s edited volume is a substantial contribution to global governance literature.

Turkey’s Borderlands, the Syrian Civil War, and the Kurds

Turkey’s Borderlands, the Syrian Civil War, and the Kurds

For countries that share a long land border and overlapping populations with similar customs, ‘spillover’ is a natural sociological corollary of transnational ties.

Kurds, Democracy and a New Coalition Government

Kurds, Democracy and a New Coalition Government

The Turkish election results validate the path towards a political solution to the Kurdish question and point towards further Kurdish unity in the region.

Transboundary Water Governance in the Euphrates Tigris River Basin

Transboundary Water Governance in the Euphrates Tigris River Basin

One of the biggest challenges now is to establish transboundary water cooperation in the midst of current state of affairs in the Euphrates-Tigris river basin.

Turkish Foreign Policy in Turbulent Times

Turkish Foreign Policy in Turbulent Times

Turkey’s democratic consolidation problems in the domestic arena have posed limitations on its ability to project power in the region, and widened the chasm with the European Union.

Turkey, the Islamic State, and the Kurdistan Liberation Movement

Turkey, the Islamic State, and the Kurdistan Liberation Movement

The congruence IS seeks to create between culture and geography resembles the development of a modern nation-state more than many might be willing to admit.

Presidential Elections in Turkey: The Victory of a ‘New State of Affairs’

Presidential Elections in Turkey: The Victory of a ‘New State of Affairs’

Turkey’s presidential developments mark two processes. First, reinstating the conflict around the position of political Islam. Second, a post-Western foreign policy.

Turkish Presidential Elections and the Kurdish Peace Process

Turkish Presidential Elections and the Kurdish Peace Process

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will most likely be elected as the next president of Turkey. If not, expect to see progress on the Kurdish peace process from the AKP government.

Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan’s Non-Apologies to the Armenians and Kurds

Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan’s Non-Apologies to the Armenians and Kurds

The lukewarm responses of the Armenian state and Kurdish and Armenian social groups reveal that Erdoğan’s statements were merely political statements, not apologies.

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