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Short- and Long-Term Impacts of the Escalation in Idlib

The current escalation in Idlib between Turkish and Russian-backed Syrian forces has two dimensions: the immediate Turkish involvement in Syria and the broader Turkish-Russian rapprochement. An assessment by Salim Çevik.

Point of View, 12.02.2020

Galip Dalay

Order from Chaos

Turkey’s unpalatable choices in Syria

in: Brookings, 11.02.2020 (online)


Is it time to negotiate a complementary framework for Turkey-EU relations?

For years, Turkey and the European Union settled into a very fragile status quo. Even if the relationship proved itself more resilient than many expected, the current framework - Turkey being a candidate state for accession - does not lead to mutual trust and rules-based cooperation in all dimensions.

in:, 24.01.2020


EU-Turkey Cooperation over Migration

Despite its recent threats, Ankara is signalling interest in cooperating on migration governance. In the likely continuation of the Statement, the EU should link the implementation of the Statement to issues of rule of law. An Assessment by Sinem Adar

Point of View, 24.01.2020


Repatriation to Turkey’s “Safe Zone” in Northeast Syria

Ankara’s Goals and European Concerns

SWP Comment 2020/C 01, January 2020, 4 Pages

Max Hoffman

Turkish Conservatives’ Loyalty to Erdoğan and Views on Potential Successors

in: Center for American Progress, December 5th (online)


Anatomy of the Turkish Incursion

What lies ahead for the Arabs, Kurds, and Turks after Ankara’s assault on northern Syria?

in:, 11.11.2019

Can Kasapoğlu

Turkey’s Nuclear Onset

Military Policy, Techno-Nationalism Trends and Defence Industrial Capabilities

SWP Comment 2019/C 38, October 2019

Max Hoffman, Michael Werz

The effects of a suspension of Turkey’s EU accession process

External Scholarly Publications, October 2019


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