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How Europe can save Turkey’s democracy 9 juin 2013

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The Washington Post Sunday (USA) June 09, 2013, p. B3

by Steven A. Cook *

Middle East scholar Steven A. Cook says Turkey needs a real shot at joining the E.U. (suite…)

Turkey-EU Relations: Back to Basics? 27 février 2013

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German Marshall Fund of the United States, February 27, 2013

Emiliano Alessandri *

While France has decided to lift its veto on one of the chapters of EU accession negotiations with Turkey, chances are that the Turkey-EU relationship will continue to remain in a limbo. (suite…)

France breaks Turkey’s EU deadlock 13 février 2013

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Financial Times (UK) Wednesday, February 13, 2013, p. 6

By Hugh Carnegy in Paris, Tony Barber in London and Daniel Dombey in Istanbul

France has moved to relaunch the EU’s strained relationship with Turkey, reversing a block on Ankara’s membership negotiations after years of deadlock. (suite…)

Can Turkey and the UK learn from each other’s EU strategies? 25 janvier 2013

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CER Bulletin (Centre for European Reform) Issue 88, February/March 2013

by Katinka Barysch *, 25 January 2013

David Cameron’s Conservative Party wants to renegotiate Britain’s membership of the EU, hoping to obtain a looser, more flexible relationship. (suite…)

Turkey is still yearning for EU membership 22 décembre 2012

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The Irish Times (Ireland) Saturday, December 22, 2012, p. 8

Pamela Newenham

Ankara letter: This proud city is struggling to understand why, despite its growth, it is still being held at arm’s length (suite…)

Spurned Turkey looks east after EU courtship falters 17 décembre 2012

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The Guardian (UK) Monday, December 17, 2012, p. 24

Phillip Inman

Ford’s decision to make the Transit van in tax-free Kocaeli displays a more cavalier attitude in Ankara, writes Phillip Inman. (suite…)

Turkey and EU in 2013 13 décembre 2012

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Today’s Zaman (Turkey) Thursday, December 13, 2012, p. 15

Ibrahim Kalin

The title of my piece is a bit strange because there is nothing special in sight about 2013. Turkey started accession talks with the EU in 2005. (suite…)

Avoiding a Divorce: A Virtual EU Membership for Turkey 6 décembre 2012

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The Carnegie Papers (The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) Dec 2012

Sinan Ülgen *

Turkey’s prospects of European Union (EU) membership are more uncertain than ever before. European leaders spent their residual political capital on combating the eurozone crisis and are reluctant to champion the unpopular EU-enlargement project. (suite…)

France and Turkey: New Horizons for a Long-Standing Relationship 5 décembre 2012

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Turkish Policy Quarterly, Vol. 11, No 3, Fall 2012                  Français / Türkçe

Laurent Fabius *

The President of the French Republic has marked France’s will to establish a “stable and trusting relationship” with Turkey. This relationship should reflect  the centuries-old friendship between our countries, our dense economic ties and our concurring analyses of many current issues, especially the Syrian crisis. (suite…)

Turkey and the EU: What Next? 5 décembre 2012

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German Marshall Fund of the United States, December 05, 2012, 4 p.

Diba Nigar Göksel *

Current debates suggest that there are two relatively positive scenarios for Turkey-EU relations. One is for Turkey to be a member of a more flexible, multi-layered EU; the other is that Turkey be a democratic partner deeply integrated with the EU and allied in spreading positive values and governance standards in the neighborhood. (suite…)

Boosting Negotiations with Turkey: What Can France Do? 22 novembre 2012

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GTE Policy Brief (Istituto Affari Internazionali) N° 4, 22 November 2012, 4 p

by Ahmet Insel *

The Turkish accession process is deeply stalled not least since one of the EU’s key member states – France – has opposed it tout court as the result of a highly politicized debate kicked off by Valérie Giscard d’Estaing during his Presidency of the Convention on the Future of Europe. (suite…)

Erdogan and Gul differ on country’s EU aspirations 22 novembre 2012

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Financial Times (UK) Thursday, November 22, 2012, p. 4
Special Report: Investing in Turkey

By Daniel Dombey

Europe. The president hopes that joining will complete the country’s transformation but hurdles abound, writes Daniel Dombey (suite…)

Looking Beyond the 2012 Progress Report for Turkey 30 octobre 2012

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Evaluation Note (TEPAV) N201272, October 2012, 9 p.                      Türkçe

Nilgün Arısan Eralp *

« One does not need to have very strong analytical skills to claim that the relations between Turkey and the European Union (EU) are at  an impasse and there does not seem to be a way out in short term. (suite…)

The end of modernity 27 octobre 2012

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The Guardian (UK) Saturday, October 27, 2012, p. 42           Deutsch   Italiano

Orhan Pamuk *

Whatever happened to liberté, égalité, fraternité? Fear is putting Europe’s secular tradition at risk. (suite…)

Turkey-EU relations: time to rebuild trust 19 octobre 2012

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Commentary (European Policy Centre) 19 October 2012

Amanda Paul *

Ever since Turkey and the EU began membership negotiations in 2005, the process has been riddled with difficulties which have impacted on broader Turkey-EU ties. Relations took a further blow last week following the publication of the European Commission’s 2012 Progress Report. (suite…)

Turkey and the EU: common challenges, common future 11 octobre 2012

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Today’s Zaman (Turkey) 11 October 2012, p. 14

by Stefan Füle *

In a recent press interview, Orhan Pamuk said that Turkey’s EU project “has fallen apart.” These words, coming from a Nobel Prize winner and a writer whose books I admire, made a big impression on me. (suite…)

EU attacks Turkey for curbs on press 11 octobre 2012

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Financial Times (UK) Thursday, October 11, 2012, p. 2

By Daniel Dombey in Istanbul and James Fontanella-Khan in Brussels

Report highlights jailing of journalists. Turkey is restricting freedom of the press by imprisoning journalists and banning websites and has failed to resolve concerns about the rule of law, the EU said yesterday in its hardesthitting report on the aspirant member state. (suite…)

Author Ibrahim Karahasan-Chynar: Turkish Minority Can and Should Have a Constructive Place in Bulgarian Society and Politics 11 octobre 2012

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Novinite.com (Bulgaria) October 11, 2012, Thursday

Maria Guineva

Neighboring Turkey has always caused fierce debates in Bulgaria on the 500 years of Ottoman rule, on the interpretation of historical facts, on the Communist regime’s Revival Process to replace the names of Bulgarian Muslims with Christian ones (suite…)

Turkey’s regional ambition distances it from Europe 2 octobre 2012

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Reuters (UK) Tuesday, October 2, 2012

By Jonathon Burch, Ankara

From a poem steeped in Islamic tradition to his choice of guests from across the Middle East, Turkey’s authoritarian prime minister left little doubt at his ruling party congress as to which way his country was facing. (suite…)

Is the EU Still Relevant for Turkey? 13 septembre 2012

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Evaluation Note (TEPAV) N201253, 13 September 2012, 3 p.

Neva Sadıkoğlu *

« Turks increasingly do not believe that their country will ever be admitted to the European Union. A new study by the German Turkish Foundation for Education and Scientific Research shows that only 17% of Turks believe that Turkey will become an EU member. This is a 9% decrease from last year’s figures released by the German Marshall Fund and represents a 61% decrease from the figures released by Gallup in 2004. (suite…)