Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

The future of Afghanistan and the future of its region are interdependent. A secure Afghanistan is crucial to establishing a secure region. In turn, Afghanistan’s direct and regional neighbors have a responsibility to support its transition toward political stability, security, peace, and economic development. This excerpt of the “Joint Declaration on Regional Peace and Stability” that will be published as of 17 November 2013, has been prepared by a regional expert group convened by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) to underscore past achievements and to offer recommendations to policy stakeholders for a responsible role in Afghanistan’s Decade of Transformation.

 

CONTRIBUTOR
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
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...
STAY CONNECTED
SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER
TWEETS
FACEBOOK
PARTNERS