Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has entered an election year and will decide which states are best fi t to be non-permanent members for the 2009-2010 term. Turkey is bidding for a seat in the Western European and Others Group (WEOG) along with Austria and Iceland. With much of the Council’s resources committed to the Middle East, the Council would be wise to bring Turkey into the leadership fold.

 

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CONTRIBUTOR
Allen Collinsworth
Allen Collinsworth
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ comes at a time when relations between Turkey and the EU are at a historical low point. The sources of tension are manifold, and have been compounded by a constellation of transformations in Turkey, Europe, and the international system. The global upswing in far-right populist movements, isolationism, the conflict in Syria and its humanitarian crisis, and the threat of ISIS have...
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