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Reports

Political Economy of Turkey – In Search of Stability amid Domestic and Global Crises

TUSIAD-US President Abdullah Akyuz has published an analysis paper entitled “Political Economy of Turkey: in Search of Stability amid Domestic and Global Crises” at the Brookings Institution Center for United States and Europe.

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Turkey in Europe: The Economic Case for Turkish Membership to the EU

The Foreign Policy Center has published a report, edited by Adam Hug, entitled “Turkey in Europe: The Economic Case for Turkish Membership to the EU”, which features an essay by TUSIAD representative to the EU Bahadir Kaleagasi called “EU and Turkey: Search for an Almost Perfect Equation.”

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Between Obama and McCain: The Turkish Dilemma

Turks attach a particular significance to the upcoming US elections for reasons going beyond their individual feelings about Bush, McCain or Obama. This is an expected outcome because Turkey is one of the few “friendly” countries that would be directly affected by the policies and style of the new American president. Read more

Anatolian Janus – The AKP's Strategic Depth Doctrine and Turkey's Reemergence in the Middle East

Under the rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Turkey has reemerged as a major power in the Middle East, mediating between Israel and Syria and facilitating in the nuclear standoff between Iran and the US. For some, this signals that Turkey has turned away from the West and joined ranks with the Muslim-majority countries it borders; for others, that the US is no longer an unrivaled power in the region. Read more

Freedom and Islam in Turkey

These are tumultuous times for Turkey. Even in a land accustomed to turmoil, the head-spinning developments of the past few weeks are phenomenal — and, for some, unsettling. On the line are Turkey’s credentials as a secular, liberal-democratic country with a majority Muslim population. Read more