Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood
Between Europe and Eurasia: The Search For New Paradigms, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
In this issue of TPQ, we look at some of the pressing questions on the foreign policy agendas of countries stretching from Europe to Eurasia. Dynamics of the wider Black Sea region, which lies at the center of this geography, figure...
The Return of the pan-European Security, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
The author offers an overview of the key trends in the evolution of European security at three levels -pan-European, transatlantic and the EU- over three distinct periods since the end of the Cold War. At the eve of a new phase of pan-European...
The EU Gate to the Black Sea Regional Cooperation: A Romanian-Turkish Common Ground, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
Offering an overview of the various frameworks for cooperation in the wider Black Sea, the author explains that Romania aims to bring the EU and the region closer together and argues that Turkey and Romania can play an important role in the future of...
Turkish Foreign Policy in a Globalizing World, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
In Turkey there is currently a lack of trust and an increasing feeling of ambiguity and insecurity about the future of Turkey-EU relations. However, this article argues, EU-full membership should be the main axis of Turkish foreign policy. With...
Turkey's Image and the Armenian Question, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
Turkey can justifiably condemn the policies and actions of previous regimes or governments while still asserting pride in its history, the author argues. He subsequently points out that confronting its own history with honesty will only strengthen...
Turkey-EU Relations and Democracy in Turkey: Problems and Prospects, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
Turkey’s integration with Europe is not a painless process.The reluctance of the important EU politicians to make concessions on central issues concerning the Turkish accession process is the basic problem. However, the Turkish government and...
Integration of Transcaucasia: Continued Failure and Hope, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
The article discusses the failing history of Transcaucasia (South Caucasus) integration and the reasons for its continued failures. Lack of positive experience in integration, constant rivalry between the states of the region and among the great...
The Future of Turkish-Russian Relations: A Strategic Perspective, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
Analyzing multiple dimensions of the relationship, the author argues that contrary to some experts’ predictions, a strategic partnership between Turkey and Russia is not likely to develop in the near future. The author concludes that: the key...
Shame and Pride in Turkish Collective Memory, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
The author takes up two events, which seem to be practically absent in the minds of a large portion of Turkish society to analyz intentional or unintentional omissions in the construction of national identity. One of the case studies the author...
The Light of Ararat, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
In April 2009, the European Stability Initiative released a report titled “Noah’s Dove Returns: Armenia, Turkey and the Debate on Genocide” (www.esiweb.org). The report relates the profound changes Turkey has undergone in recent...
Book Review - Potential of Public Diplomacy: Turks in Europe, Spring 2009Friday, June 5, 2009
Turks in Europe need to be assessed from various angles such political participation, education, women’s issues, religious tendencies, the discriminatory practices they face, and their views on Turkish-EU relations. The migrants play a role in...
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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