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SEVEN STAGES OF TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY
There is no denying that Turkish is one of the most important countries in the world due to its key geopolitical positioning between Asia and Europe and its unique identity composed of both EasternRead More »
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 »
A NEW POLITICAL STAR IS RISING IN TURKEY: THE STORY OF ISTANBUL MAYOR EKREM İMAMOĞLU
Introduction As the Republic of Turkey’s 100 years anniversary approaches, the struggle on the soul of Turkey intensifies with the rising competition in politics mainly between two blocs: the governing Islamist/conservative AK Parti (JusticeRead More »
A TALK WITH DR. BEATA PISKORSKA: TURKEY-EU RELATIONS AND RECENT POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN POLAND
UPA founder and Istanbul Kent University Political Science and Public Administration department staff Associate Professor Ozan Örmeci made an interview with Associate Professor Beata Piskorska from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin onRead 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 »
NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY
As Turkey’s economic problems deepen with the ongoing recession and the volatility in Turkish lira, dissatisfaction with the current political system increases both at the mass and political elite levels in the country. AfterRead More »
INTERVIEW WITH DR. BEATA PISKORSKA
Dr. Beata Piskorska teaches International Relations courses at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in Poland. She is an expert of European Union especially in terms of EU’s Eastern Neighborhood Policy. Piskorska hadRead More »