Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

Today a country seeking to fill the U.S.’ position has to have great influence, tremendous resources, a universal ideology and strong political will in order to succeed. The EU may be a regional power that is influential over Eurasia, yet in order to speak of the EU as a superpower, one has to qualify whether the EU displays an enormous economic-financial-industrial might, influential political leadership, and a military in possession of insurmountable technological capabilities. 

 

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Ümit Kurt
Ümit Kurt
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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