In Foreign Policy, “Turkey Plays the ‘Orientalism’ Card…. A FP roundup…


Turkey Plays the ‘Orientalism’ Card

Bloomberg ? Marc Champion ? Ertan Aydin, a top adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, doesn’t think much of foreign criticism of his government. In an Al Jazeera op-ed article today, Aydin cited a recent post of mine and a New York Times article by Tim Arango

European lawmaker criticizes AKP rule

Turkey is governed through an autocratic democracy although the ruling Justice and Development Party

Turkey returns to EU as foreign policy fails

Turkey has steered West with a strong recent focus on European Union agenda due to the failed policies that did not garner desired results in the Middle East

No Turkish leader to join others at Mandela funeral

Turkey will be one of the few nations around the world not to send its top leader to South Africa for memorials to Nelson Mandela, as 90 heads of state headed to the country on Dec. 9 to commemorate the passing of the legendary anti-apartheid leader

Les rêves turcs et européens des réfugiés

Courrier international (France) no. 1205, jeudi 5 décembre 2013, p. 24 Yassine Al-Haj Saleh, Al-Hayat (Londres) L?homme quinquagénaire qui vient d?arriver avec son fils adolescent voudrait s?installer à Istanbul, avant de faire venir son épouse et ses autres enfants de l?Egypte, pays qu?ils sont désormais contraints de quitter. Ce choix paraît étrange pour un che

Turkey and Syrian Refugees: The Limits of Hospitality

Report (Brookings Doha Center Publications) No. 28, Nov 2013          Türkçe The Brookings Institution and the International Strategic Research Organization (USAK) By Osman Bahadır Dinçer, Vittoria Federici, Elizabeth Ferris, Sema Karaca, Kemal Kirişci and Elif Özmenek Çarmıklı On April 29, 2011, the first Syrian refugees crossed the border into Turkey. Two years later, the country hosts

Syria Islamists seize Turkey border crossing: Monitor

Syria’s largest Islamist rebel force seized a crossing on the Turkish border Dec 10 from other rebels

Closer cooperation will yield big results for Iraq and Turkey

The National (Abu Dhabi) Tuesday, December 10, 2013, p. 18 Luay al-Khatteeb * Turkey?s insatiable demand for energy has recently seen it cast its eyes towards the Caspian region and Iraq to meet its needs. According to the International Energy Agency reports, Turkey?s spending on energy imports reached $60 billion last year. That figure is

Les relations de la Turquie avec la Syrie

Les dossiers de l?IFEA (Institut de recherche français en Turquie) 2013 Série : la Turquie aujourd?hui, no: 20 Uğur Kaya & Dilek Yankaya * Ce dossier examine en suivant la chronologie les relations entre la Turquie et la Syrie depuis la fin des années 1940. L?objectif principal est de remettre en perspective les événements actuels.

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