Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

 Since the end of the Cold War, Turkey finds itself at a crossroads as it is faced with new security challenges such as reformulation of the security institutions and the emergence of new threats to
security.  The newly shaping security architecture increases the need for a strategic consensus between Turkey and its key allies, the USA and the European members of NATO that would have different pillars than the strategic consensus of the Cold War years. Turkey is trying to protect its position in the Western security systems while at the same time has to reformulate its foreign policy in response to new challenges.

 

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Meltem Müftüler-Baç
Meltem Müftüler-Baç
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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