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The presence of Syrian refugees is putting increasing strain on Turkey. Since the migration agreement was signed with the EU in March 2016, the number of refugees in Turkey…
In late May and early June 2019, the contract for Turkey’s purchase of the Russian-made missile launchers which make up the S-400 long-range anti-aircraft missile system…
Over the last two years, the Turkish Armed Forces (Türk Silahlı Kuvvetlerı – TSK) have been subject to transformations with no precedent in the history of Turkey as a republic.
The citizens of Turkey voted in a national referendum to amend the constitution. This will lead to a radical strengthening of the president’s power.
The three million-strong Turkish diaspora in Germany, of whom nearly a half have the right to vote, makes bilateral relations between the two countries important.
The purges in the state apparatus which have been underway in Turkey since the failed military coup represent a decisive stage in the construction of a ‘new Turkey’.
One year has passed since the outbreak of the EU migration crisis which became the basis of unprecedented co-operation between Turkey and the EU.
The Turkish government has pursued a long-term plan which involves the ultimate introduction of a presidential system.
Turkey’s highly ambiguous policy towards Islamic State has consequences for both Ankara’s international position and the domestic situation.
Opportunities to reduce Turkey’s Syrian refugee influx to Europe are now severely limited.