It is time to walk the talk. That is what the European Parliament’s new report on Turkey makes points out. Recently, the Turkish government has declared its desire to come closer to the EU. Now, it should prove it with real facts. The European Parliament has finally adopted its long-overdue report on Turkey. Extraordinarily, it […]
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be on a collision course with many of his country’s partners, including the European Union and, in particular, Greece, Cyprus and France. He has been pursuing the role of an independent but powerful actor in the Middle East and beyond, but foreign policy is also always a reflection […]
Populism is on the rise all over the developed world. In many parts of Europe, populist parties have seen their share of votes multiply in recent years. The analysis of these movements often concentrates on the motivations of individual voters. But one crucial factor has largely remained under the radar: the long-term economic decline of […]
What are the reasons behind this result, which marked the ruling AK party’s biggest defeat in almost 20 years?
The introduction of a undemocratic executive presidential system has been removed, suspension of Europe accession talks has become unavoidable.
An increasingly important factor that would limit the new executive’s room for maneuver for translating the anti-Western words into deeds is the looming major economic crisis.