Increasingly, Turkey’s leaders seek to reshape their country’s relationship with the EU away from the goal of accession toward a framework more focused on trade.
Could a more coordinated Turkey-UK relationship help the two governments improve their negotiating positions with the EU?
Civic cooperation in Turkey is a promising trend, potentially reinforcing the effects of different actors’ work in a country where sustained, long-term efforts have been rare.
As the Turkish leadership becomes increasingly isolated from its traditional allies, Ankara seems tempted to seek refuge in an unconvincing regional role.
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.