Turkey’s June elections will represent a critical turning point in the country’s evolution, as their results shape Prime Minister Erdogan’s attempts to transform Turkey from a parliamentary to presidential government through a new constitution.
As protests spread through the Middle East, Turkish political parties are preparing for an election this summer that will likely spark significant political reforms, including the possibility of a new constitution.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the revolutionary change sweeping across the Arab world may provide a distinct opportunity to push for a lasting settlement between the Arabs and Israelis.
While the German government's policies on foreign and security issues may seem inconsistent, a closer look at the country’s strategic culture may shed light on its role as a foreign policy player.
Transportation greenhouse gas emissions represent a common challenge to the United States and European Union in transitioning to a low-carbon economy.
Europe, as Egypt’s most important creditor and trading partner, can play a unique role in supporting Egypt’s transition to democracy and guiding it onto a sound economic path.
The strategic rivalry emerging between France and Turkey could compromise the ability of the West to respond cohesively and effectively to emerging threats.
In recent years, Turkey’s foreign policy has undergone a fundamental transformation and the country has begun to play a more aggressive and assertive role.
Promoting democracy in the six post-Soviet countries in Eastern Europe that were designated by the European Union as deserving special attention will require the EU to offer incentives for implementing reforms.
A legally binding free-trade agreement could be a key instrument in the EU's efforts to push Ukraine to reform.