Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

The European Union is a movement for all of Europe, even if not all European countries plan to join it. Europeanicity is one of the main criteria for joining and something one might call the “European spirit” has been its driving force for several generations. So what is really meant when we talk about Europe is not simply a geographical area, nor even,  a cultural entity where countries share cultural values, but about an active living Europe which is a forum for constant interplay between its members. It is for this very reason that we cannot see Europe simply in terms of Christian tradition...Please click here to read the text in full.