Five Carnegie Europe scholars discuss how the migration and refugee crisis is affecting different parts of the globe.
The refugee tragedy is a symptom of a wider political crisis. Finding adequate solutions for the refugees and internally displaced populations is primarily a political imperative, but it is also a development challenge that is essential for political stabilization, societal reconciliation, and peace building.
The German chancellor is not only trying to rescue refugees. She is also trying to rescue the European Union from self-denial and self-destruction.
Pollsters did not predict the scale of the AKP’s victory in Turkey’s November parliamentary election. But was the contest’s real winner the country’s president?
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Backed strongly by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the AKP won the November parliamentary election. This victory will have significant repercussions for Turkey’s foreign policy.
Turkey’s future will depend to a large extent on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who remains the towering figure of the country’s politics.
The AKP’s resounding victory in Turkey’s November 1 election gives the future Turkish government a strong mandate and enough room to start tackling the country’s key issues.
With the AKP’s victory in the Turkish parliamentary election, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ambitions for a presidential system of government seem increasingly concrete.
The lesson from Turkey’s June and November elections is clear: the country’s voters want a strong, stable government, but not one that runs roughshod over its opponents.