Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

As Turkey advances in its process of accession to the EU, the transatlantic relationship is in need of dispelling the ominous discussions –overrated at times – regarding its future. This is a complex task. Yet, Turkey can contribute to this process in its own way. Many of the policy issues that create tensions across the Atlantic involve the regions with which Turkey has close ties. Turkey’s own political, economic and social experience, its geopolitical perspective, foreign policy approach and its place within both the Western and non-Western institutions are assets for both the EU and the transatlantic partnership. 

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Abdullah Gül
Abdullah Gül
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ takes up a myriad of issues that the Middle East is grappling with today: from protracted conflicts and the increasing complexity of proxy wars, to changing regional blocs and emerging powers. The Arab uprisings of 2011 remain an important fulcrum for the changing political landscape of the Middle East, and as many of our authors contend, the underlying problems and basic drivers...
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