Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

In the European Union, negotiation is a built-in and indispensable dimension of the decision-making process. There are written rules, unique moves, clearly defined targets and sometimes unexpected results. As for the ongoing negotiations of membership between the EU and Turkey, lack of political leadership and strategic vision on both sides have led the negotiations to become a bit of an enigma, rather than an end-game.

 

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Kader Sevinç
Kader Sevinç
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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