Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood
The Social Liberal Synthesis, Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
Towards the end of the last century the ideologies and conflicts defining the 20th century came to end. As a matter of fact, the 20th century came to a premature end with the collapse of the Berlin Wall. What essentially gave direction to the...
11 September and Human Rights, Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
The attacks of September 11 changed many things. The fight against terrorism became a political priority both at governmental and intergovernmental levels. Many givens of the post cold war era, such as priority of human rights, were reconsidered and...
A Regional OSC/OECD for the 'Arc of Crisis?', Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
Preventing violent conflict at an early stage has never been a priority for the international community, it is now almost a truism that to prevent a conflict is far wiser and less costly in human and material terms than to try to control it or, when...
A Legal Survey of some of the Aegean Issues of Dispute and Prospects for a non-Judicial Multidisciplinary Position, Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
The Maritime Boundaries and the Breadth of Territorial Waters in the Aegean as well as the Aegean Continental Shelf disputes concern the Aegean Seas two coastal states: Turkey and Greece. Turkey perceives each as a genuine issue requiring...
The Customs Union as the Catalyst of Globalization, Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
Besides the political motive, the completion of the Customs Union stems from a contractual obligation and from a number of economic expectations that can be listed in terms of ex ante order of priority as an increase in foreign direct investments,...
Does Poverty Cause Militant Islam?, Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
What causes Muslims to turn to militant Islam?  A survey finds that militant Islam (or Islamism) is not a response to poverty or impoverishment as widely argued. The factors that cause Islamism to decline or flourish appear to have more to do with...
Lessons from Central Europe and a Strategy for Success in the Globalized Economy, Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
Central Europe’s success in the transition from a command to a market economy has relied on the region’s flexible economic structure and high levels of technology-intensive FDI.  South-Eastern Europe has lagged behind as a result of...
Globalization, European Integration, and Turkey, Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
This article underlines the linkage between globalisation and economic life in Turkey based on the outcomes of the author. Turkish politics within the context of globalisation is analyzed by focusing on the effective economic actors, namely those of...
The Turkish Experience with Regulatory Reform and the Role of Independent Regulatory Authorities, Summer 2002Thursday, September 5, 2002
In recent years, Turkey has introduced fundamental changes into the nature and scope of government intervention in several important sectors. In telecommunications, steps are being taken in electricity and gas to end state monopolies and introduce...
This issue was published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Turkey Office.
From the Desk of the Editor TPQ’s Fall 2019 issue, published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, titled Populism and the Age of Upheaval, examines the rise of populism and its impact on the international order – from governance issues to the environment to gender ideology. Since 2016, the world has been monitoring and trying to forecast the turnout of a series of events that started with...
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