Following many months of negotiations, a deal has been struck to restore diplomatic relations between Turkey and Israel.
Even if there is a certain historical resonance to Germany’s resolution on the Armenian genocide, the real battle over Turkey’s responsibility is still being fought in Ankara and Diyarbakir.
Terrorist attacks in Turkey continue to exacerbate the fracture between the Turkish government and the Kurds. As radicalization increases, is there hope for a political settlement?
EU leaders need to withstand Ankara’s emotional narrative and postpone Turkey’s EU accession negotiations until better times.
The refugee crisis is coming back to haunt the German chancellor. Vienna and Ankara are giving her particular headaches.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s goal of unchallenged power is firmly rooted after Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s resignation. The novelty is that it is happening with Germany’s acquiescence.
A new layer of ambitious small and midsize powers is emerging in the Middle East, representing a structural shift in the regional order and an opportunity for European diplomacy.
Ahmet Davutoglu will step down as Turkish prime minister later in May, but to what extent will this impact on the future of Turkey’s domestic and foreign policies?
The sudden change of power in Turkey will pose a significant impact on the country’s relations with Europe—and the fate of the refugee deal.
A major deal between the EU and Turkey on refugee exchanges and visa liberalization is in imminent danger of coming apart at the seams.