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Turkey s EU Journey What Next
Turkey’s EU Journey: What Next?

Since EU membership negotiations began in 2005, Turkey has faced a range of obstacles, which have led to an impasse in the...

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Turkey and the European Union 2014 and Beyond
Turkey and the European Union: 2014 and Beyond

It seems likely that in 2013 Turkey and the EU will restart technical negotiations on one or more chapters. A real...

Monday, April 1, 2013

Turkey and the European Union Processes of Europeanization
Turkey and the European Union: Processes of Europeanization

Almost eight years on from the start of accession negotiations, the view of Turkey-European Union (EU) relations is...

Monday, July 1, 2013

Turkey and the EU Looking Beyond the Pessimisms
Turkey and the EU: Looking Beyond the Pessimisms

This paper analyses the reasons for frustration and pessimism about Turkey-EU relations. It focuses on the impact of the...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The Turkish Stream Project in the EU-Russia-Turkey Triangle
The Turkish Stream Project in the EU-Russia-Turkey Triangle

The cancellation of the South Stream Project and the announcement of a new pipeline project in its stead, recently...

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Still Awaited A Truly Objective History of the Making of
Still Awaited: A Truly Objective History of the Making of the Modern Middle East

We are now witnessing a harvest of new history books on the making of the modern Middle East. Five are chosen for a...

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Anti-Turkey Sentiment in Europe during the Referendum Process
Anti-Turkey Sentiment in Europe during the Referendum Process

In each era, relations with Europe have constituted one of the most significant areas of Turkish foreign policy. The...

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Thorny Relations with the EU under AK Party Rule Challenges
Thorny Relations with the EU under AK Party Rule: Challenges and Prospects

Turkey-EU relations have historical significance in terms of politics, societal structures along with the longevity of...

Saturday, April 1, 2017

The European Union Dilemma of the Kurds High Support for
The European Union Dilemma of the Kurds: High Support for Membership despite Lack of Sufficient Trust

How people in member and candidate states are oriented toward the European Union –meaning, how well they know and how they...

Monday, April 30, 2018

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations
Turkey and Transatlantic Relations

Turkey and Transatlantic Relations, edited by Aylin Ünver Noi and Sasha Toperich, focuses on Turkey’s transatlantic...

Monday, July 6, 2020


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