The EP fails to grasp Turkey’s political reality

On May 19, 2021, the European Parliament (EP) published its report on Turkey in which it recommended the suspension of Turkey's European Union accession negotiations.

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The EP fails to grasp Turkey s political reality
EU lacks common approach on Russia

EU lacks common approach on Russia

Analysts say Russia has no interest in building constructive relations with EU, strained ties business as usual for Kremlin

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In the early 2000s, Turkey made remarkable progress in terms of legal and political reform. At the time, there was a belief in total membership as well momentum for political change and adaptation. The EU side slowed down the process and obstructed Turkey's accession progress.

The civil war in Syria, which started a decade ago, is a symbol of humanity’s moral bankruptcy. That tragedy, which resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths and forced 7 million people into exile, continues in front of the world’s very eyes and Bashar Assad’s regime, which responded to peaceful protests by killing Syria’s citizens, remains intact.

Turkey and Greece are discussing maritime tensions in the Aegean, Eastern Mediterranean, and also the Cyprus issue after 5-year hiatus

French President Emmanuel Macron once said the 'NATO is brain dead.' Considering all the confusion the alliance is facing at critical moments, this statement has some basis. Lack of trust among the member countries and lack of cooperation and coordination have become some pervasive features of the strongest military alliance in modern history.

Indonesian Muslim scholars worried by Europe Islamophobia

West needs greater understanding of pluralism, says Muslim scholar, illustrating Islamophobia across world

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Indonesian Muslim scholars worried by Europe Islamophobia
Turkey's post-Peace Spring road map in Syria

Turkey's post-Peace Spring road map in Syria

Turkey's legitimate campaign in Syria needs further steps to establish terror-free areas in the region

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Pesident Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is in New York this week, leading a delegation, to attend the U.N. General Assembly's 74th session. After meeting civil society leaders and think tanks Sunday, Erdoğan held a series of talks with world leaders on Monday. Yesterday, he addressed the General Assembly, delivering a speech akin to his 2014 address. .

Insight Turkey, one of the leading academic journals in Turkey, in its latest issue: “Turkey in a Changing World: Responses to Domestic and Regional Dynamics” elevates Turkey’s attitudes and policies towards the latest developments in Turkey and the World.

Although the European Parliament elections granted more ground to euroskeptic parties, the situation is still manageable. Turkey will likely rely on bilateral ties rather than EU institutions in the future

The latest wave of ultranationalism, xenophobia and anti-Islamism in Europe has been threatening the very essence of modern values and institutions, namely the liberalism and internationalism mainly represented by the EU.

On March 13, the European Parliament voted on the suspension of accession talks with Turkey.

Although the protesters' anger is directed against French elitism, we cannot afford to ignore that the ongoing crisis is crucial to the future of Europe and democracies around the world

The normalization of Turkey-EU relations is a development that inspires hope, even as global concerns such as migration, populism, the trade war, security threats and so on grow more intense

Far right discourse about Muslims is normalized in Europe, says Enes Bayrakli

The Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), one of the leading think tanks in Turkey, has been publishing its annual "European Islamophobia Report" (EIR) for the last three years.

This is the third issue of the annual European Islamophobia Report (EIR) consisting of an overall evaluation of Islamophobia in Europe in the year 2017, as well as 33 country reports which include almost all EU member states and additional countries such as Russia and Norway. This year’s EIR represents the work of 40 prominent scholars and civil society activists from various European countries.

Under a new counter-terrorism policy, Turkey is committed to neutralizing national security threats in Syria and Iraq whether European leaders like it or not

Turkey-EU relations has reached at its lowest level thanks to EU countries ignoring Ankara's concerns on the security of its people and state

The European Islamophobia Report (EIR) is an annual report, which is presented for the first time for the year of 2015.