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WHAT IS THE “EUROPEAN POLITICAL COMMUNITY” AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR TURKEY?
Introduction The way forward is clear: strengthen Turkey’s position within Europe, re-invigorate accession negotiations with the EU and steer Turkey away from ideas such as membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The European PoliticalRead More »
BİRLEŞİK KRALLIK-AB (AVRUPA) İLİŞKİLERİ
Giriş Son birkaç yıldır Brexit sürecinde daha da ilginç ve tartışmalı bir konu haline gelen Birleşik Krallık’ın Avrupa Birliği (AB) ile ilişkileri ve genel olarak Avrupa bütünleşmesine yönelik politikası, aslında bu ülkenin köklü dışRead More »
EU-TURKEY MIGRATION DEAL: WHERE DOES IT STAND AFTER THREE YEARS?
Introduction Mass flows of refugees forced the international community to act at the global, regional, national, and local levels. Among the regional responses, the EU-Turkey deal was one of the most significant ones withRead More »
2019 ISTANBUL LOCAL ELECTION WILL BE RENEWED
Turkey’s High Election Board or Supreme Election Council (Yüksek Seçim Kurulu-YSK) decided for the renewal of March 31, 2019 local election for Istanbul metropolitan municipality due to allegations of electoral fraud with a 7-4Read More »
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT’S ANNUAL REPORT: AZERBAIJAN STRENGTHENING ITS STANDING
There has been a tendency for international organizations to take a fair attitude towards Azerbaijan in the last few years. This has manifested itself in their documents and resolutions. The European Union is adoptingRead More »
EU VS. RUSSIA: OUTSET OF NEW PHASE OF ENERGY CONFRONTATION
The European Union is in the search of a new centralization model. The final document adopted at the closing of the EU Summit held in Brussels on 18-19 March included the intention of establishingRead More »
A DEBATE WITHIN THE EU: CONSTITUTIONAL TREATY VS. LISBON TREATY
1. Historical background of the Constitutional Treaty and Lisbon Treaty After the big enlargement of the European Union in 2004,the structure of it was getting more complex. Because of this, the Constitutional Treaty signedRead More »