Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood
Viewpoints Collide: Shifts in Turkey and Its Neighborhood, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
This issue of TPQ spans a broad range of topics concerning both Turkey’s domestic affairs and neighborhood dynamics. Diverse views are voiced on the course of change in a number of Turkey’s relationships that can be regarded to be...
Turkish - U.S. Strategic Partnership, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
Over the decades, the Turkish-American relationship has transcended the limits of a political and military alliance, evolving into a strategic partnership that comprises not only political but also economic, cultural, and...
Washington Concerned As Turkey Leaving the West, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
Turkey is facing a tough choice: if it wants to emerge as a ''first world'' economy and a liberal democracy, it needs to protect its interests in the West and expand ties with the United States. Such a choice would dictate both...
Reciprocal Insincerity: Current Trends in the Treatment of Minorities in Greece and Turkey, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
Reciprocity, a principle that should never be used by a state on its own citizens, has nonetheless been applied by the Greek government to legitimize policies limiting or violating the rights of Turkish-Muslims in Greece, and by the Turkish...
Crises and Transformations in Turkish Political Economy, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
This paper attempts to provide a general framework to understand the broad features of Turkish political economy by focusing on key crises and their political and economic consequences. Attention is drawn to the transformative impact of the major...
Rethinking the State of Minorities in Greek - Turkish Relations in Light of European Integration, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
This article discusses the impact of European integration on minority policies in Greece and Turkey. The history of minorities and the evolution of state policies in Greece and Turkey are examined. The paper argues that minority policies have rested...
The U.S. Security Strategy and the Role of Turkey in the New Middle East, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
Ever since the Iraq War disrupted the regional balance of power, a fundamentally new geopolitical reality has been emerging in the Middle East. As the U.S. winds down its military presence in Iraq, it must confront this new reality,...
Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations: Survey of the Past, Present and Future, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
For the last 19 years, Israelis and Palestinians have been trying to find solutions to end their conflict. Although the need to live together should have brought both sides to find a solution, the conflict is “stuck” and no solution...
How to Negotiate with the EU: Theories and Practice, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
In the European Union, negotiation is a built-in and indispensable dimension of the decision-making process. There are written rules, unique moves, clearly defined targets and sometimes unexpected results. As for the ongoing negotiations of...
Fethullah Gülen's ''Jewish Dialogue'', Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
Fethullah Gülen is a moderate Turkish Muslim scholar, a prolific writer, philosopher, and leader of a self-named movement. His critics accuse him of undermining Turkish secular values, while his followers claim that he is a moderate religious...
The Effects of the Lisbon Treaty on Accession Countries, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
The Lisbon Treaty does not introduce new policy areas, legislation or policy models to which the acceding countries should converge. It does not advance the enlargement process, nor does it add certainty to it. The Treaty, however, does offer...
Russia As the West's Elusive Ally in Afghanistan, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
The article examines Russia’s Afghan policy in light of the tentative Russo-West rapprochement in the aftermath of the August War in Georgia. It juxtaposes Russia’s regional interests and its global foreign policy agenda vis-à-vis...
Genocide Politics: Players, Moves and An Endgame, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
The issue of the events involving Armenians and Turks at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century has gained political currency over the past few decades. It involves a number of players: the Republic of Turkey, the...
Azerbaijan - Russia Relations: Is Foreign Policy Strategy of Azerbaijan Changing?, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
In the historical course of Azerbaijan, Russia has always been perceived as an invader, while Russia considered Azerbaijan as both an opportunity and a threat – an opportunity in the sense that it is a bridge in the region, and a threat as this...
The Union for Eastern and Mediterranean Partnership: Conflicting Geopolitical Interests or Complementary Concepts, Fall 2010Sunday, December 5, 2010
The article aims to elaborate on the European Union’s policy towards the Mediterranean region by focusing specifically on the newly-designed concept of the Union for the Mediterranean, which is juxtaposed with Eastern Partnership, a fledgling...
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...
STAY CONNECTED
SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER
FACEBOOK
PARTNERS