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Turkey’s Changing Relations with Iraq: Kurdistan Up, Baghdad Down 25 octobre 2012

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Policy Focus (The Washington Institute for Near East Policy) No. 122, Oct 2012

Soner Cagaptay and Tyler Evans *

Turkey’s ties with the Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq have reached a level unimaginable a few years ago. From rapidly growing business and oil deals to numerous high-level diplomatic visits, Ankara is in the midst of an unprecedented rapprochement with the Iraqi Kurds, one that has come largely at the expense of the Maliki government in Baghdad. (suite…)

Turkish-Russian Energy Rapprochement: What it means for Ukraine 12 septembre 2012

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European Focus (ICPS) No.17-18, September 12, 2012, 9 p.

Eşref Yalinkiliçli *

Today, energy draws the lines that divide and unite on the global power map. This makes the emerging Turkish-Russian energy partnership potentially a strategic challenge to Ukraine, as it could undermine Ukraine’s unique geopolitical position in the long run. (suite…)

Cautious partners Turkey, Russia to talk ties, rivalries 17 juillet 2012

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Reuters (UK) July 17, 2012

By Thomas Grove, Moscow

A gleaming skyscraper rises from the ultra-modern financial centre in the heart of Moscow, dwarfing cathedral cuppolas and bombastic Stalinist highrises, a symbol of how far Turkish business has come in the former Cold War rival. (suite…)

Acturca Journal Watch June 2012 30 juin 2012

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Acturca Journal and Periodical Review, June 2012

Compiled by Ozan Yigitkeskin

Acturca Journal Watch monitors leading scholarly journals for articles of particular interest to scholars of diplomacy, foreign relations, and international history on Turkey. It is updated monthly.

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An Audit of Power: Turkey’s Leverage in the Post Soviet Space 18 juin 2012

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Black Sea Discussion Paper Series (EDAM) 2012/3, 15 p.

Adam Balcer *

Tectonic shifts in the balance of power between the key players in the post-Soviet area  will take place within the next decades. (suite…)

“World’s most efficient turbine” making European debut 16 avril 2012

Posted by Acturca in Energy / Energie, Istanbul, Turkey / Turquie.
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Renewable Energy Magazine (Spain)

Monday, 16 April 2012

GE will supply 31 of its 1.6-100 wind turbines for Fina Enerji’s Tayakadin wind project in Istanbul (Turkey), which will supply enough clean, wind-generated electricity to meet the needs of more than 14,000 Turkish households. (suite…)

With a foot in both camps, Turkey becomes the vital link in talks on Iran’s nuclear program 10 avril 2012

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The Globe and Mail (Canada) Tuesday, April 10, 2012, p. A8-A9

Sonia Verma

Following a three-month hiatus, talks between global powers and Iran over its nuclear program are set to resume later this week. (suite…)

Aphrodite’s Gift: Can Cypriot Gas Power a New Dialogue? 2 avril 2012

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Europe Report (International Crisis Group) N° 216, 26 p.

Nicosia/Istanbul/Brussels, 2 April 2012

Eastern Mediterranean tensions have risen since late 2011, when Greek Cypriots unilaterally began drilling in their rich offshore hydrocarbon reserves and Turkey responded with tough criticism and threatening naval manoeuvres. (suite…)

Rising Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean: Implications for Turkish Foreign Policy 31 mars 2012

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IAI Working Papers (Istituto Affari Internazionali) 12/4, March 2012, 14 p.

Ebru Oğurlu *

Over the last few years, the Eastern Mediterranean has been increasingly fraught with growing competition between regional players, most notably Turkey, Cyprus, and Israel, signalling an apparent return of power politics in regional relations. (suite…)

Turkey’s role in European energy security 10 janvier 2008

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Essays (Centre for European Reform -UK) December 2007

by Katinka Barysch 

Turkey – located between big energy producers and the EU market – is crucial for Europe’s energy security. (suite…)

Assessing Turkey’s future as an energy transit country 1 août 2006

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Research Notes (The Washington Institute for Near East Policy) No.11, July 2006

Daniel Fink *

On July 13, the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline (BTC) was formally opened, connecting the Caspian oil basin with the Mediterranean and providing a more direct route to Western markets. (suite…)