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Europe Politics

Opinion: Turkey in need of sharp political change

After the Ottoman’s faced defeat in World War I at the hands of allied forces, a brave Turkish military officer who served during WWI led the Turkish War of Independence

Middle East/North Africa Politics

After shocking elections, Turkey’s economy depends on stable coalition

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had hoped to win enough parliamentary seats to push forward a plan that would grant him the ability to change the Constitution. But though

Economics International

Investors underestimating risk in emerging market stocks

Despite political turmoil, investors remain bullish on emerging market equities. Is this because of improved understanding of risk, or complete misunderstanding? When the ‘taper tantrum’ hit for a second time

Middle East/North Africa Security

ISIL in Iraq Series: Iraq-Turkey economic ties survive ISIL

ISIL is proving to be not just a political threat to Iraq, but an economic one too. Nevertheless, Iraq-Turkey trade and investment prospects will not suffer as ruinous a decline

Europe Politics

Turkey’s EU membership inches forward

After a three and a half year hiatus, negotiations with Turkey on its accession into the European Union will reopen. Negotiations with Turkey were supposed to occur in June of

Politics South and Central Asia

Turkey’s economy depends on political stability

Turkey has undergone tremendous economic development over the last 15 years, but protests earlier this year revealed underlying social fractures and areas of political risk. Investment opportunities abound in this

International Politics

Kurdish peace process key to Turkey’s energy security

The fate of the Kurdish peace process will influence how Ankara interacts with the Kurdish populations of other countries, and may affect Turkey’s ability to procure much needed Kurdish oil.