Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

The relationship between Armenia and Turkey has remained stagnant since Armenia became an independent state in 1991.  Many non-governmental and supra-governmental organizations have attempted to influence this complicated relationship to no avail.  Changes in official attitudes may reflect attempts at rapprochement, but more frequent and consistent interactions between people living in Armenia and Turkey will provide the best possible means by which these two neighbors might learn to live in harmony...Please click here to read the text in full.

 


 

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Rachel Goshgarian
Rachel Goshgarian
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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