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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Allen Collinsworth
Allen Collinsworth
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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