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Turkey's pursuit of the EU membership and the process of the Caucasus' integration into the Euro-Atlantic structures are parallel, though unrelated tracks. Yet Europe, whose presence in the strategically important Caucasus region is still less than adequate, could only benefit by enlisting Turkey as its member and arm in the Caucasus.  Ankara, too, should build up on its successful partnership with the pro-Western Azerbaijan and Georgia and see it as a benefit for its EU membership rather than separate the two directions of Turkey's foreign policy...

 

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Taleh Ziyadov & Elin Suleymanov
Taleh Ziyadov & Elin Suleymanov
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ takes up a myriad of issues that the Middle East is grappling with today: from protracted conflicts and the increasing complexity of proxy wars, to changing regional blocs and emerging powers. The Arab uprisings of 2011 remain an important fulcrum for the changing political landscape of the Middle East, and as many of our authors contend, the underlying problems and basic drivers...
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