Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

This paper analyzes Turkish foreign policy activism in recent years with reference to transformations at global, regional and societal levels. By dint of these changes, the paper argues that Turkey has become more able to pursue a value-based foreign policywhich prioritizes values over interests. Focusing on a set of policy issues, the paper also makes an assessment of sustainability of value-based Turkish foreign policy in a realist world order.

 

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Yunus Yılmaz
Yunus Yılmaz
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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