Turkey: Publications

Policy Brief

A new Gaza: Turkey’s border policy in northern Syria

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 28 May, 2020

EU member states can find ways to cooperate with Turkey to support stabilisation in parts of the safe zone, without violating their interests and core principle

Policy Brief

The discreet charm of hypocrisy:  An EU-Turkey Power Audit

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23 March, 2018

The survey reveals the varying motivations of the 28 EU member states for keeping Turkey close -- but not too close.

Trouble on the tracks: Averting the Turkey-EU ‘train wreck’

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 24 November, 2016

Despite the vote in the European Parliament to “freeze” Turkey’s EU accession talks, there is still a chance to save the troubled EU-Turkey relationship.

The good, the bad and the Gülenists

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23 September, 2016

The role of the Gülen movement in Turkey’s coup attempt

With friends like these: Turkey, Russia, and the end of an unlikely alliance

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23 June, 2016

The growing friendship between Russia and Turkey in recent years was a problem for Europe. But their recent bust-up is an even bigger one.

Absorb and conquer: An EU approach to Russian and Chinese integration in Eurasia

Various authors - 9 June, 2016

Europe shouldn’t be afraid of Russian and Chinese efforts to integrate the Eurasian landmass, but should absorb them into its international order

Turkey, the Kurds and the fight against Islamic State

Cale Salih - 14 September, 2015

Europe must prioritise diplomatic support for peace between Turkey and the Kurds as a pre-requisite for a successful strategy against Islamic State

Turkey’s illiberal turn

Dimitar Bechev - 16 July, 2014

Turkey is sliding back on its democratisation path

Time to grow up: what Obama’s re-election means for Europe

Mark Leonard - 15 November, 2012

Europe needs to take more responsibility in its neighbourhood