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Presidential Elections in Turkey. Erdogan’s “New Turkey” and “New Challenges” 27 février 2015

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AICGS Issue Brief, No. 48, February 2015
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies ~ The Johns Hopkins University

By M. Murat Erdogan *

Turkey’s election on 10 August 2014 was historic. After victories in three general elections (2002, 2007, 2011), three local elections (2004, 2009, 2014), and two referenda (2007, 2010), Recep Tayyip Erdogan, leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), won the country’s first direct presidential election, receiving 51.79 percent of the vote in the first round. (suite…)

EU Membership for Turkey: Endless Negotiations? 30 mai 2014

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German-American Issues (AICGS) No. 16, May 2014, 32 p.
The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies ~ Johns Hopkins University

Joshua W. Walker, Nilgün Arisan Eralp, Rana Deep Islam

More than ten years after the EU initiated negotiations for Turkey’s EU membership, the country remains locked in negotiations, with economic concerns, human rights, and the Cyprus issue looming large. (suite…)