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Analyses | | Aleksandra Jarosiewicz
Marmaray is another in a series of large-scale projects initiated by the ruling AKP to demonstrate how Turkey is undergoing a spectacular transformation.
OSW Commentary | | Aleksandra Jarosiewicz
Ankara has become a hostage of its own image as an economically successful state with a stable socio-political system.
Point of View | | Szymon Ananicz
Despite a growing assertiveness in Ankara’s relations with Brussels, Turkey will continue to seek closer integration with the EU in the coming years.
Analyses | | Szymon Ananicz
On 22 October the Council of the European Union decided to open a negotiating chapter on regional policy in its accession negotiations with Ankara. A week earlier the European Commission published a report which detailed the reforms which…
OSW Commentary | | Marek Matusiak
For the first time in a decade, the AKP government is encountering major impediments both domestically and internationally, and the party’s image has been tarnished.
Analyses | | Marek Matusiak
On 30 September the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced a long-awaited package of laws aimed at improving democratic standards in Turkey. The new legislation addresses a number of deficits in the Turkish democracy…
Analyses | | Szymon Ananicz, Andrzej Wilk
On 26 September, Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defence Industries resolved a tender for the delivery of long-range air defence systems. The winner was China’s CPMIEC. If Turkey ultimately decides to buy the Chinese system, this will be a…
Analyses | | Marek Matusiak
On 5 August, an Istanbul court passed sentences in the Ergenekon case, which has been ongoing since 2008. Along with ‘Balyoz’, a similar case concerning conspiracy concluded last autumn, it was an attempt to deal legally with the ‘Kemalist…
Analyses | | Szymon Ananicz
Turkey has firmly condemned the military coup in Egypt. It strikes a blow for Ankara's position in the Middle East. By condemning the coup, Turkey is trying to restore its image of a promoter of democracy.
Analyses | | Szymon Ananicz
On the 25 June the Council of the EU decided to formally open the “regional policies” chapter in negotiations on Turkey joining the EU. The council abstained from issuing final agreement for talks to begin with Ankara until the European…