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Had the attempt to overthrow the Turkish government succeeded the morning of July 16, it would have been the fourth coup in Turkey’s modern history. The last was that of General Kenan Evren, ChiefRead More »
Cover Photo: Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Herman van Rompuy, former President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, former President of the European Commission (from left to right)Read More »
For the fourth weekend in a row, Kiev’s Independence Square has become the main scenario for protests against the Ukrainian government’s decision to waive the signing of an association and free trade agreement withRead More »
12th September 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the Ankara Agreement, signed in 1963 in Ankara, hence its name. The agreement established an association between Turkey and the then European Economic Community (EEC) signalingRead More »
EU-TURKEY RELATIONS AFTER GEZİ: ANOTHER HALT OR AN INCENTIVE TO REVIVE TURKEY’S MORIBUND ACCESSION PROCESS?
In my previous article I was to a certain extent optimistic over a positive breakthrough in EU-Turkey relations in 2013. However, the way Prime Minister Erdoğan and the AKP members (with a few exceptions)Read More »