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Turkey has been considered the most trustworthy country by investors for the past ten years. With the energy sector becoming a significant factor in the expansion of the Turkish economy, domestic and foreign investors’ interest in this sector is growing, which is a reflection of Turkey’s political and economic stability within the energy sector. Turkey is rising to the status of a regional leader in energy by the realization of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan and Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipelines, as well as the TANAP project, which will contribute considerably to the diversification our country’s gas portfolio, and to the security of our national energy supply. Especially, TANAP will take on the main role in Turkey’s mission of becoming a “bridge” for transporting the rich energy resources of the East to the West.
 
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Taner Yıldız
Taner Yıldız
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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