Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

 

Even though the European project is not “complete” yet, from a geopolitical point of view the EU has by and large been a success, particularly in the economic field. However, the Eurozone has been recently experiencing negative growth, also fuelled by an increase in energy prices. This outcome has been partially caused by Russia’s growing weight, as the EU’s main energy supplier, on the EU's geopolitical and economic stability. In order to offset Russian power and influence on the EU, Turkey and Ukraine should be considered as important partners in the EU’s energy policy. This could also be an important step towards the finalization of the “European project” in general.
 
 
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Sergiy Korsunsky
Sergiy Korsunsky
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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