Are Saddam Hussein’s days numbered? Prof. Dr. Hüseyin BAĞCI – 11 February 2002, Turkish Daily News

Are Saddam Hussein’s days numbered? Prof. Dr. Hüseyin BAĞCI – 11 February 2002, Turkish Daily News Turkey is once again in the line of focus since the “letter exchange” between Turkish Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein became public two days ago when the translation of Saddam’s […]

Neighbors should be seen as natural partners(*) The world order over the centuries has been characterized by the use of force and domination. The deadlock of your neighbor being your natural enemy, and your neighbor’s next neighbor being your natural ally because he is also the enemy of your neighbor, because of his geographical position in the neighborhood, should be broken Arne Olav Brundtland (**) 5 April 2002, Turkish Daily News

Neighbors should be seen as natural partners(*) The world order over the centuries has been characterized by the use of force and domination. The deadlock of your neighbor being your natural enemy, and your neighbor’s next neighbor being your natural ally because he is also the enemy of your neighbor, […]

Balkans: Heavensgate for the EU stability Prof. Dr. Hüseyin BAĞCI – 17 February 2001, Turkish Daily News

Balkans: Heavensgate for the EU stability Prof. Dr. Hüseyin BAĞCI – 17 February 2001, Turkish Daily News The meeting of the three Balkan states presidents in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) is concerned mainly with soft security issues like illegal drug traffic, preventing illegal migration and enhancing the security cooperation among the police […]

RECENT ECONOMIC SITUATION IN GREECE Interview with Assist. Prof. Dimitris Tsarouhas, April 19th 2010

RECENT ECONOMIC SITUATION IN GREECE Interview with Assist. Prof. Dimitris Tsarouhas, April 19th 2010 What do you think are the causes of the economic crisis in Greece? The causes are many and the current crisis only one expression of the structural economic problems Greece’s has. I would say that the […]

A second ‘non-dialogue policy with the EU?’ Prof. Dr. Hüseyin BAĞCI – 20 November 2000, Turkish Daily News

A second ‘non-dialogue policy with the EU?’ Prof. Dr. Hüseyin BAĞCI – 20 November 2000, Turkish Daily News Turkey is heading with great political speed for another “non-dialogue” with the European Union. In particular, Turkish public opinion is very angry about the decision of the European Parliament to accept the […]

The 2015 Review of the European Neighbourhood Policy and the Future of Euro-Mediterranean Relationships

The 2015 Review of the European Neighbourhood Policy and the Future of Euro-Mediterranean Relationships   Prof. Dr. Erwan Lannon, Ghent University   2015 has put once again the Mediterranean on the top of the international agenda. The deepening of the migratory crisis, the direct military intervention of the Russian Federation […]

“SYRIANS in TURKEY: FROM EMERGENCY AID POLICIES TO INTEGRATION POLICIES”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. MURAT ERDOGAN Director, Hacettepe University Migration and Politics Research Centre-HUGO   “SYRIANS in TURKEY: FROM EMERGENCY AID POLICIES TO INTEGRATION POLICIES”[1]   The Hacettepe University Migration and Politics Research Centre-HUGO conducted a comprehensive research study on the social acceptance and integration of Syrians in Turkey, who […]

“TURKEY CAN ONLY BE A MODEL AS A SECULAR STATE” SEYFI TAŞHAN INTERVIEWED BY ÖMERFARUK KAVUK (*) (*) PUBLISHED IN TURKISH IN THE PERIODICAL “VIP DIPLOMAT” 2011 NO. 40 ISSUE

“Turkey can only be a model as a secular state” Seyfi Taşhan interviewed by ÖmerFaruk KAVUK (*) (*) Published in Turkish in the periodical “VIP diplomat” 2011 No. 40 issue Seyfi Taşhan interviewed by ÖmerFaruk KAVUK(*) About Turkish Foreign Policy… Mr. Tashan’s words about the difficulties the Turkish foreign policy […]

Cyprus: Towards a Settlement?

M.Ergün Olgun (Former Undersecretary of the Presidency of the TRNC and Former Turkish Cypriot Negotiator) Brief Background The Republic of Cyprus was established as a Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot bi-communal partnership republic in 1960. Unable to overcome the obsession to unite the island with Greece and to internalize partnership, […]