The “New Turkey’s” Foreign Policy Direction under President Erdoğan

September 13, 2014

By Çağrı Yıldırım On 10 August 2014, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan became the first directly elected president of the Turkish Republic, winning slightly more than 51% of all votes cast. In his victory speech, the long-time prime minister, and now President Erdoğan metaphorically indicated that his arrival in office would signify the beginning of a new […]

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Macedonia’s EU Accession and Reform Goals: Interview with Deputy Prime Minister Fatmir Besimi

July 2, 2013 editor’s note: after four consecutive postponements of accession negotiations, and after being having realized progress in the key areas required for opening negotiations, Macedonia looked forward to the June European Council, when a decision was expected on granting the country a date to start talks. The European Commission’s Spring Report endorsed its October 2012 […]

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