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l’Union européenne. 50 ans de «Je t’aime, moi non plus» 15 juillet 2014

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Le Soir (Belgique) mardi 15 juillet 2014, p. 18
Série: 50 ans d’immigration turque (2/4)

Anne Andlauer, Istanbul de notre correspondante

Cinq mots: c’est toute la place qu’a occupée l’Union européenne dans un récent discours-fleuve du Premier ministre turc, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, annonçant sa candidature à l’élection présidentielle du 10 août prochain. Cinq petits mots pour promettre de «travailler encore plus pour l’adhésion» de son pays. (suite…)

«L’assimilation? A éviter à tout prix» 15 juillet 2014

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Le Soir (Belgique) mardi 15 juillet 2014, p. 18
Série: 50 ans d’immigration turque (2/4)

Ann-Charlotte Bersipont, Ankara de notre envoyée spéciale

«Ne mutlu türküm diyene», en français dans le texte «Heureux celui qui se dit turc». La phrase trône sur une stèle au milieu de la gare ferroviaire d’Istanbul. (suite…)

50 ans d’immigration turque: «Ils ont lâché leur bâton et sont partis» 14 juillet 2014

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Le Soir (Belgique) lundi 14 juillet 2014, p. 1-12-13
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Ann-Charlotte Bersipont

Ils ont travaillé dans les mines, tiennent aujourd’hui des kebabs ou des cafés, boivent du thé à longueur de journée et vivent à Saint-Josse ou à Schaerbeek. Et si on remontait le temps pour sortir un peu des clichés? (suite…)

The Impact of Syria’s Refugees on Southern Turkey Revised and Updated 13 juillet 2014

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Policy Focus (The Washington Institute for Near East Policy) No. 130, July 2014 – revised and updated

Soner Cagaptay, with Bilge Menekse *

Since Policy Focus 130 was first published in October 2013, the number of registered Syrian refugees in Turkey has nearly doubled, from roughly 440,000 to 747,000. (suite…)

2014 Syria Regional Response Plan: Turkey – Mid-Year Update 12 juillet 2014

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees

July 2014

As of 1 June, Turkey hosted over 765,000 refugees from Syria. It represents 27 per cent of the Syrian refugees in the region. About 49 per cent of the population is females and 51 per cent males, while 18 per cent of the overall population is children under five. (suite…)

Transformation of Turkey’s Conservatism Under the AK Party 11 juillet 2014

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German Marshall Fund of the United States, July 11, 2014

Galip Dalay *

Under the AK Party’s more than 11 years’ rule, one of the most hotly debated topics has been “conservatism” and its rise in Turkey’s politics. In contrast, little discussed but no less important is how the conservatives themselves have evolved over the same time period. (suite…)

Turkey’s handling of its Syrian Refugees 11 juillet 2014

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BILGESAM Analysis, n° 1142, 8 July 2014
Wise Men Center for Strategic Studies (BILGESAM)

Cenap Çakmak *

The popular uprising in Syria posed serious challenges for Turkey’s foreign policy, particularly due to of the potential spillover effect of the civil war that erupted in early 2011. Additionally, Turkey’s heavy involvement in the conflict has inevitably made its domestic politics and security susceptible to developments in Syria. (suite…)

Turkey votes: Part III – President Erdoğan – A foregone conclusion? 10 juillet 2014

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Commentary (European Policy Centre) 10 July 2014

by Amanda Paul *

On 1 July, after months of speculation, Turkey’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, announced he would run in the country’s first direct presidential elections on 10 August. Erdoğan, who has dominated Turkish politics for over a decade, is viewed as the clear favourite. (suite…)

 » La priorité turque «  10 juillet 2014

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Sud Ouest (France) Jeudi 10 juillet 2014, p. 4

Recueilli par Christophe Lucet

Hakki Akil, l’ambassadeur turc en France, rappelle que l’adhésion à l’Union européenne est le  » choix stratégique  » du pays. (suite…)

Dances with the Bear: Turkey and Russia After Crimea 9 juillet 2014

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GTE Working Paper (Istituto Affari Internazionali) No. 8, July 2014, 9 p.

by Adam Balcer *

The Turkish-Russian relationship is a complex set of economic, identity and geopolitical factors, and the recent increase in bilateral contacts has substantially decreased the possibility of open confrontation between Ankara and Moscow. However, this relationship cannot be called a strategic partnership, at least not in its present form. (suite…)

L’OTAN et la Russie se narguent en mer Noire 9 juillet 2014

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Le Temps (Suisse) mercredi 9 juillet 2014

Alexandre Lévy, Sofia

En réponse à l’exercice « Sea Breeze 2014 » de l’Alliance atlantique au large des côtes bulgares, Moscou a déclenché des manœuvres navales sans précédent dans la mer Noire. Un face-à-face militaire inédit depuis la chute de l’Union soviétique. (suite…)

What are Turkey’s next steps on its way to Europe? 8 juillet 2014

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Daily Sabah (Turkey) 7 July, 2014

Stefan Füle

Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Füle, in a column written exclusively for Daily Sabah, calls on Turkey and the EU to work together to make 2014 the year of the EU, which he admits has a credibility problem in Turkey.

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Presidential candidate İhsanoğlu aims to win with 55 percent 7 juillet 2014

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Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey) Monday, July 7, 2014, p. 1-4

Barçın Yinanç, Istanbul

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, the joint candidate of five opposition political parties, says he aims to win 55 percent of the vote in the upcoming presidential elections. He adds that people are looking for peace and change, saying ‘there is a fatigue of the repeated discourse’ (suite…)

Turkey turns inwards as war spreads from Syria to Iraq 4 juillet 2014

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Reuters World General News (UK) Friday, July 4, 2014

By Jonny Hogg, Ankara

Turkish PM Erdogan virtually silent over Iraq. Analysts say Ankara wary after Syria travails. Government says Iraq warnings weren’t heeded. Kurds eyeing independence could benefit. (suite…)

Turkey Drifting in the Middle East Winds of Change 3 juillet 2014

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INSS Insight (Institute for National Securities Studies) No. 568, July 3, 2014

Gallia Lindenstrauss * & Süfyan Kadir Kıvam

The abduction of some 80 Turkish citizens in Iraq by Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS) militants and their affiliates symbolizes the major potential dangers of the current turmoil in the Middle East to Turkey’s security, economy, and trade relations, as well as to its regional influence. (suite…)

German parliament approves dual citizenship 3 juillet 2014

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Reuters World General News (UK)

Thursday, July 3, 2014, Berlin

Germany’s lower house of parliament passed new citizenship laws on Thursday, relaxing some of the strictest rules in Europe to allow young Germans of foreign origin to hold two passports – a move that benefits the large Turkish community. (suite…)

Turkey: Erdogan to run in first direct presidential election 2 juillet 2014

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Expert Comment (Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos) 45/2014, 2/7/2014

William Chislett *

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister for the last 11 years and an increasingly authoritarian and polarising figure, will, as expected, run in the country’s first direct election for the presidency on 10 August. (suite…)

Erdogan en route pour la présidence turque 2 juillet 2014

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Le Figaro (France) no. 21742, mercredi 2 juillet 2014, p. 6

Laure Marchand, Istanbul

Le premier ministre islamo-conservateur, donné grand vainqueur de l’élection prévue en août, entend mettre un terme à l’époque des « présidents neutres » . (suite…)

Turkish Premier Runs for President, an Office He Has Plans to Strengthen 2 juillet 2014

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The New York Times (USA) Wednesday, July 2, 2014, p. 10

by Tim Arango And Ceylan Yeginsu

Istanbul — Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Tuesday that he would run for Turkey’s presidency in elections next month, a move that is likely to position him as the country’s dominant political figure for years to come. (suite…)

Water becomes a weapon in Iraq war 2 juillet 2014

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The Guardian (UK)  July 2, 2014, p. 23

John Vidal

All sides in conflict use crucial resource tactically. Control of Haditha dam could paralyse country. (suite…)