Upcoming meetings in Brussels may offer a chance for progress toward reconciliation between the EU and Turkey—but Ankara’s EU accession prospects remain remote.
Despite tensions over Syria, Turkey is increasingly turning to Russia to secure its foreign and domestic policy needs.
Members of Carnegie’s Civic Activism Network participated in a Reddit AUA on the important changes under way in civil society across the globe.
As he deals with a messy neighborhood in the Middle East, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a desire to find new partners like India that can boost Turkey’s economic prospects and lend its foreign policy greater depth.
The path for Turkey to join the EU in order to cement its place among western democracies has reached a dead end.
After Turkey’s constitutional referendum, it is increasingly apparent that its government is exhibiting similar authoritarian tendencies to Egypt since 2013.
Despite a number of challenges, many Syrian refugees find Turkey offers much more than Europe does.
The consequence of Turkey’s April 16 referendum result is that in foreign policy, the country will now resemble a Central Asian republic more than a European democracy.
Relations between Brussels and Ankara have not yet passed the point of no return, however they are at an important fork in the road.
Refugee crises across the globe have had a transformative impact on every aspect of the politics, economies, societies, and states that have experienced these massive forced population movements.