Monthly Archives: November 2016

Democracy’s Challenge

November 28, 2016 All peoples aspire to democracy. Regardless of the level of respect they have for fundamental rights and freedoms all regimes claim to be democratic in some form because it remains the ultimate source of legitimacy to govern. … Continue reading

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Turkey, European Union and NATO

November 14, 2016 “Turkey’s traditional foreign policy, bitterly criticized by the present Government for having betrayed Turkey’s potential, stood on pillars. Our relations with the United States and the European Union constituted the first two. A third one was our … Continue reading

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From Arab Spring to Turkish Autumn

November 7, 2016 The EU summit held in Brussels on December 17, 2004 decided that accession negotiations with Turkey would start on October 3, 2005. The process was accordingly launched at the Luxembourg Intergovernmental Conference. This was two years after … Continue reading

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