Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

The Jasmine revolution was quick and clean. Now Tunisia faces an important transition period and counts on its traditional allies and friends for political, economic, and logistical support. Turkey, as a country with regional ambitions and an important trade partner, needs to learn more about Tunisian dynamics. Tunisians expect more from Turkey. Of course the burden is mostly on the shoulders of Tunisians themselves. Tunisians have no right to fail the transition to democracy and will hopefully remember the martyrs, starting with Bouazizi, as they shape a new future for the country.

 
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Mahmoud El-May
Mahmoud El-May
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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