Turkey-EU Relations

Eastern Mediterranean A New Impasse for Turkey-EU Relations
Eastern Mediterranean: A New Impasse for Turkey-EU Relations?

Between Turkey and Europe remains a communication gap and a mutual frustration merely undermining any dialogue for a...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

EU-Turkey Accession Negotiations Backsliding
EU-Turkey Accession Negotiations Backsliding?

The European journey turned out to be an anathema for Turkey that paradoxically is set to stand on the door for a little...

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Turkish Foreign and Security Policy at the Crossroad
Turkish Foreign and Security Policy at the Crossroad

What Turkey needs to do in the post-local election period is to redraw its foreign policy priorities from a very pragmatic...

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Turkey may consult with its 81 million citizens for EU
Turkey may consult with its 81 million citizens for EU accession process

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at the TRT World Forum, touching upon issues such as reforming the UN, the...

Friday, October 5, 2018

Is Nationalism on the Rise in Turkey
Is Nationalism on the Rise in Turkey?

Parties that adopted traditional nationalist discourse lost the elections. One of the biggest losers of the elections was...

Friday, July 6, 2018

Turkey to secure Visa Liberty during the EU-Turkey Summit in
Turkey to secure Visa Liberty during the EU-Turkey Summit in Varna?

The proposal made by Turkey and the criteria put forward by Brussels will be discussed at the next EU-Turkey summit in...

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Multi-speed EU Cure All Remedy or Dead End
Multi-speed EU: Cure All Remedy or Dead End?

Not only Brexit but the rise of populist movements almost everywhere paired with very vocal desires to have more say at...

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Turkey Germany vow to improve strained ties
Turkey, Germany vow to improve strained ties

Speaking at a joint news conference with Merkel in Berlin, Yildirim called for an intensified dialogue and stronger...

Friday, February 16, 2018

A Divided Europe and Turkey
A Divided Europe and Turkey

Hesitant behavior displayed by European countries with regard to the terror groups that target Turkey illustrates the fact...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Turkey and EU to get closer in 2018
Turkey and EU to get closer in 2018

Turkey’s permanent representative to the European Union, Faruk Kaymakci, who stated that in an attempt to gain momentum in...

Friday, January 19, 2018

Most Read
1
Operation Peace Spring was an Obligation to Turkey's Sovereignty
Calling it an invasion falls short of explaining the conditions...
October 23, 2019

2
Why Did the CHP Change Its Position Over Syria Again?
The CHP’s flip-flopping position on the Syria issue shows a clash...
October 24, 2019

3
The YPG Myth Downplays a Danger For the West
A false narrative is established in which YPG members, sympathizers...
October 24, 2019

4
Defense, Trade and Foreign Policy: An Interview with CAST Director Ruslan Pukhov
Turkey became a very influential actor in the Middle East and...
October 30, 2019

5
Why Does Iran Fail to Grasp Turkey’s Security Concerns in Syria?
Iran’s ambivalent policy fuels distrust of Turkey’s decision makers...
October 31, 2019

6
Germany’s Safe Zone Proposal: A Failed Move for Domestic Ambitions
At the end of the day, the move by the CDU leader will most likely...
October 31, 2019

7
The Changing Dimensions of Turkey's Counterterrorism Policy
Turkey has a long-standing experience of fighting an uphill battle...
November 1, 2019

8
The Only Way Out for Russia Is to Let Turkey Weaken the YPG
Vladimir Putin may have made promises he is incapable of keeping....
November 2, 2019

9
After 17 Years of Rule, How Can the AK Party Maintain Public Support?
After their surprise victory in 2002, the AK Party have maintained...
November 6, 2019

10
European Daesh Fighters: A Nightmare Knocking on the EU’s Door
Taking those foreign terrorist fighters back is the legal...
November 6, 2019