Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

In search of a new identity, Dutch society is facing many challenges. Two political murders within two years and growing tensions among ethnically Dutch and their Muslim compatriots require a critical self-evaluation. An active younger generation is voicing the need for change in the political landscape and a growing representation of immigrants has altered the political climate. Tolerance is no longer a trademark of the Netherlands. The future needs to determine whether integration will continue to be a goal, or whether a new form of a stratified society will shape the new Dutch identity...Please click here to read the text in full.

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Marietje Schaake
Marietje Schaake
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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