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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Middle East: Turkey

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The European Turks
The European Turks

Turkish immigration issues, EU relations, trade, and Ergodan: an analysis. By Eric Szandzik. (12/19/2016)

 

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Facts Show Investigation of Turkish Media Members Warranted
Facts Show Investigation of Turkish Media Members Warranted

A recent request by Turkish police to question selected media personnel has been met by negative media reaction.  Author says we shouldn't move so fast.  By Dr. Ali Murat Yel.  (... Read More...



Mediterranean Energy Alliances Isolate Turkey
Mediterranean Energy Alliances Isolate Turkey

The discovery of hydrocarbons has altered the geopolitical situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, leading to the formation of new alliances that leave Turkey out of the game. By Evita Souri. ... Read More...



Turkish Delight: Commercial Opportunities in Turkey’s Growing Economy
Turkish Delight: Commercial Opportunities in Turkey’s Growing Economy
The world's fastest growing economy: Turkey? Author examines Turkey's economic growth. By Ryan Barnes. (09/03/2011) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Michael Werz
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Michael Werz
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Michael Werz (Center for American Progress) about EU security issues including their involvement in Libya and the impacts of Turkey. (07/28/2011) Read More...


The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
Article, critical of Turkish politics that counter any success Armenians have achieved in their quest for recognition of the Turkish genocide of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915. By David Davidian. (03... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview:  Dr. Bulent Aliriza, CSIS
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Bulent Aliriza, CSIS
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Bulent Aliriza, Director of the Turkey Project at the Center for International and Strategic Studies, about Turkey’s role in the ongoing nuclear sanctions saga between the US ... Read More...


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Turkey’s Kurdish Opening: Shifting Into Reverse Gear?
The current Turkish government's attempts to deal with ongoing Kurdish problems seem to be stalling, if not reversing. (Amberin Zaman, German Marshall Fund, 19 February 2010) Read More...


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Turkish Foreign Policy in the Era of Global Turmoil
E. Fuat Keyman offers criteria for examining Turkey's new foreign policy position in the changing world. Read More...


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Can Turkey Combine EU Accession and Regional Leadership?
Katinka Barysch questions if Turkey is capable of simultaneously promoting its leadership in the Middle East, Caucasus, and Central Asia while pursuing accession to the EU. (Centre for European Reform... Read More...


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The Wisdom of Reconciliation
Article about recent Turkish-Armenian peace agreement. By Haaretz Editorial (Haaretz, 10/13/2009) Read More...


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Turkey and Armenia: Soccer Diplomacy Shifting Rules are Creating a Zero-Sum Game
Soccer diplomacy in the Caucasus has potential for easing the tense relationship between Armenia and Turkey. However, both countries have conflicting interests in Azerbaijan that have brought rapproch... Read More...


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Rhetoric and Reality: Turkish Politics Inside and Out
The debate about Turkey's foreign policy in Washington centers around whether Turkey is anchored to the West as it strengthens its regional ties or whether Turkey is intent on creating a second bloc, ... Read More...


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The Nabucco Natural Gas Pipeline: From Opera to Reality
The Nabucco pipeline is slowly moving closer to completion. Bülent Aras & Emre Iseri analyze the importance of this East-West artery for European gas supplies and the Turkish economy. (SETA Foundation... Read More...


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Syria and Turkey Deepen Bilateral Relations
Bilal Y. Saab examines the regional context within which the military exercise between Syria and Turkey was conducted. (The Brookings Institution, 05/06/2009) Read More...


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Turkey’s Identity and Strategy: A Game of Three-Dimensional Chess
In depth analysis of Turkey’s internal evolution, the related consequences for Ankara’s foreign and security policies, Turkey’s integration in the West, and possible alternative postures. By Zeyno Bar... Read More...


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While We Self-Inflict, Turkey Lurks
Author examines the possibility of Turkish agression in the Greek islands. (RIEAS, 04/09/2009) Read More...


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Turkey and Russia on the Rise
Although Turkey and Russia face many of the same challenges, their national interests are sources of competition rather than common ground. By Reva Bhalla, Lauren Goodrich and Peter Zeihan. (Stratfor ... Read More...


Will the EU quit its expansion Cold Turkey?
Will the EU quit its expansion Cold Turkey?
Ideals tempered by Realpolitik have driven the idea that Turkey ought to be a member of the EU. But Europe's people no longer blindly follow their leaders on European matters. Turkey's membership may ... Read More...


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Will Turkey Have an Islamist President?
The author argues that while there is a high likelihood of Islamists gaining increased power in the upcoming Turkish parliamentary elections, there is little chance of military intervention to topple ... Read More...


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Turkish Initiative for Pakistani-Afghan Dialogue
Examines the Turkish effort to reinvigorate negotiations between the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan. By Haroun Mir. (IA-Forum, 05/30/2007) Read More...


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Turkey Searches its Secular Soul
The author discusses the recent parliamentary vote that supported an Islamist candidate to become the country’s next president, the subsequent protests from the population, and the delicate balance be... Read More...


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Enabling Kurdish Illusions
The author argues that a federal system in Iraq based on sectarian differences will be ineffective. The author also suggests that the US needs to pressure Massoud Barzani and the Kurdistan Regional G... Read More...


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A Deadly Stumbling Block Named PKK
The authors argue that European indifference and inaction in eliminating and fighting the PKK presence in Europe has served to push Turkish public opinion to oppose entry into the EU and seek closer r... Read More...


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Admitting Turkey Will Be a Test of How Secular the EU Is
An interview is conducted about the issue of admitting Turkey into the European Union. By Diana Fong. (Deutsche Welle, 10/4/2006) Read More...


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Admitting Turkey Will Be a Test of How Secular the EU Is
An interview is conducted about the issue of admitting Turkey into the European Union. By Diana Fong. (Deutsche Welle, 10/4/2006) Read More...


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Turkey’s Dangerous Lebanon Intentions
The author describes several problems that could arise if Turkey contributes peacekeepers to the UN multinational force in Lebanon. By Soner Cagaptay. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 8/2... Read More...


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Rising Tensions Between Turkey’s AKP and the Courts
The author discusses how the AKP’s antisecularist stance could lead to early elections in Turkey, which have the potential to threaten the party’s domination of parliament. By Soner Cagaptay. (Washi... Read More...


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Defense developments in key Balkan states, 2000-2005
Author presents a comparative analysis of defense procurement in four key Balkan states. By Ioannis Michaletos. (4/20/2006) Read More...


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Al Qaeda's Smart Bombs
The author examines the nationality and background of bin Laden sponsored terrorists who killed themselves since 1995. More importantly, he looks at the nationality of their targets to reveal a patte... Read More...


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