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Dilemmas Ahead For Turkey's Regional Policies, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
  The ARI Movement’s 10th Annual Security Conference: “Looking Ahead: Managing Turkey’s International Relations in the Coming Decade” took place in Istanbul this past September.  It was held in partnership with the...
Turkey and the EU: A Win-Win Game, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
The Georgia crisis this summer highlighted the strategic importance of Turkish-EU cooperation to ensure stability and security in our common neighborhood. One of the most effective ways to stabilize the Caucasus region and spread European values...
Turkey with a Seat on the UN Security Council: Tough Decisions Ahead, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
Turkish  foreign  policy  makers  thread  a  thin,  delicate  line  in  a  series  of  important  regional  and transnational issues – such as the Russia-Georgia...
NATO and Turkey: Looking Ahead, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
The Government needs to inform and educate the Turkish electorate on what the new NATO is, on what it can and cannot do. NATO remains firmly with Turkey in combating terrorism and has a lot of understanding for Turkish security interests. The...
Turkey's Regional Role: Harder Choices Ahead, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
The circumstances of the last decade have encouraged a much more active and imaginative Turkish debate about international politics and strategy. Observers of the Turkish scene are right to identify the rise of a new look in Turkish foreign policy...
The Vision for Turkey on the UN Security Council, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
In sharing an overview about Turkey’s role within the United Nations and specifically the Turkish candidature for the UN Security Council, the author states that Turkey will prioritize contributing  to  “a  just...
A '' Silk Road Union'' Strategy, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
The issue of European integration is a priority for GUAM countries. However, it should be taken into account that GUAM countries, together with Turkey, have slim chances for the EU membership in the next 25 to 30 years. Turkey can serve as a stable...
Turkey and the Black Sea Strategy, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
This article examines the case for the development of a post-Balkan strategy for European Union enlargement specifically focused on the Black Sea. It argues that in light of recent events in Georgia, and concerns over political stability in the...
Regions In Between: Europe,NATO and the Geopolitics of Shifting Frontiers, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
The enlargement of Western institutions and the incorporation of regions in between has been defined by the desire of those regions to shed their ‘in between-ness’. Despite resistance from Russia and Western Europe, this momentum will...
Whither Transcaucasia?, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
The five-day war in August 2008 between Russia and Georgia has put the future of the Caucasus in doubt. Security structures such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have...
The Cyprus Debate: A Moment for High-Class Diplomacy, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
Why is the EU not pushing the guarantor powers of Cyprus, Great Britain, Greece and Turkey, two of which are member states and one of which is a candidate state, to negotiate about their future roles in Cyprus. Why does the EU not lift the embargo...
Turkish-Irananian Relations:When Opposites Attract, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
This article examines the ever-closer relationship between Turkey and Iran. Since the Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in Turkey in 2002 it has pursued a markedly more assertive foreign policy than its predecessors. In the case of...
Voices from Armenia and Turkey on the Future of Relations, Summer 2008Friday, September 5, 2008
This is the second compilation of interviews on bilateral relations conducted in Turkey and Armenia with NGO and political party representatives. The project, supported by the Eurasia Partnership Foundation and USAID was carried out by the...
From the Desk of the Editor TPQ’s Winter issue examines global trade dynamics—from US-China tensions to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to US tariff threats towards the EU. Chief among the issues generating a high degree of economic uncertainty is the US-China trade conflict and the magnitude of the emerging global fallout. Major changes are already afoot—namely a shift...
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