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In analysing the Euro-Israeli relationship, the author takes up the historical, cultural, and strategic perspectives,  as well as the the various policy-making constituencies (executive, legislative, media, or business) and the complex, and often diverging processes of formulating official policy and public opinion at the national or the E.U. level. Finally, the United States’ role as a dominant global player and evolving relationship with both Europe and Israel are taken into account. Keridis analyses the perceptions of the involved parties and the potentials that lie ahead in this article which concludes that the EU’s assistance is  infact of vital importance for the benefit of the region as a whole including first and foremost Israel...Please click here to read the text in full.

 

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Dimitris Keridis
Dimitris Keridis
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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