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Identity Narrative and Frames Assessing Turkey s Kurdish Initiatives
Identity, Narrative and Frames: Assessing Turkey’s Kurdish Initiatives

In 2009 the Turkish government launched a novel initiative to tackle the Kurdish question. The initiative soon ran into...

Monday, April 1, 2013

A New Challenge for Turkey Civil War in Syria
A New Challenge for Turkey: Civil War in Syria

The Arab Spring gave rise to a variety of transitions in the Middle East. Although initial developments in Tunisia and...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

EU-Turkey Relations in the Context of the Middle East after
EU-Turkey Relations in the Context of the Middle East after the Arab Spring*

This paper discusses EU-Turkey relations with a specific reference to regional developments in the Middle East after the...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Perceptions of Syrians in Turkey
Perceptions of Syrians in Turkey

This article is a summary of the study “Syrians in Turkey: Social Acceptance and Integration,” which was conducted by the...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Counter-Trafficking Policy and Immigrant Rights in Turkey
Counter-Trafficking Policy and Immigrant Rights in Turkey

Turkey has long been a transit site for irregular migration, and policy makers and advocates have stressed the...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Editor's Note Fall 2012
Editor's Note | Fall 2012

The Syrian crisis is deepening. Pro-Assad forces have so far killed more than 30,000 Syrians; hundreds of thousands have...

Monday, October 1, 2012

The Kurdish Question The Reasons and Fortunes of the Opening
The Kurdish Question: The Reasons and Fortunes of the ‘Opening’

This commentary reflects on the Turkish government’s recent ‘opening’ to address the Kurdish problem and the domestic,...

Thursday, October 1, 2009


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