Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

 

On 31 October 2012, Turkish Policy Quarterly (TPQ), in conjunction with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF), hosted a roundtable discussion on the evolving dynamics of energy politics in Turkey’s neighborhood, which took place in Istanbul. The discussion aimed at enlightening how Ankara is playing its geo -strategic hand in relation to the energy power play, how the European Union’s common energy policy is evolving, and how the prospective pipelines might affect regional politics. This article reviews the main arguments and points made by the panelists, as well as further issues raised by the audience.
 
 
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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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