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 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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