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TURKEYSource provides analysis and insight on Turkey and related developments with coverage from Turkish, regional, and international experts. This blog offers timely news and commentary on key issues related to transatlantic relations, energy, business, migration, and key players.

Turkey news roundup

The Atlantic Council IN TURKEY weekly news roundup features the latest headlines and important stories on Turkey from international and domestic media to keep you informed of the latest developments.

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From energy relations to issues related to Syrian refugees in Turkey, the Atlantic Council in Turkey’s in-depth research serves to enlighten transatlantic policymakers and business leaders on issues about Turkey.

refugee resilience

Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Turkey’s Refugee Resilience: Expanding and Improving Solutions for the Economic Inclusion of Syrians in Turkey

Since 2014, Turkey has not only hosted the world’s largest refugee population but has also modeled a best practice for the global refugee policy discussion. Turkey’s experience on the key issues such as jobs and employment should be examined as lessons for both refugee hosting countries and donor countries alike.

Report by Bastien Revel

Conflict Crisis Management

Wed, Dec 19, 2018

Turkey’s energy nexus: Discoveries and developments

As the fastest growing energy market in the OECD over the past decade and a country dependent on imports for almost all of its hydrocarbon demand, Turkey’s energy sector carries regional implications. Securing a reliable and affordable source of energy, through diversification and increased domestic production, has formed the cornerstone of Turkey’s energy policy.

Report by Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

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Wed, Sep 23, 2020

Now let’s see an agreement in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Trump administration has demonstrated its ability to bring allies together and promote regional peace and cooperation. The United States should keep up this momentum by helping to reach an agreement between Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus, and de-escalate the conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

TURKEYSource by Brenda Shaffer

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Sep 23, 2020

Solving the Eastern Mediterranean crisis requires compromise

France, Greece, and the entire EU should embrace this de-escalatory approach, recognizing that the entire transatlantic community will be strategically better off with a strong Greece-Turkey relationship that ensures a fair system for sharing Eastern Mediterranean energy resources.

TURKEYSource by Matthew Bryza

Geopolitics & Energy Security Greece

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Eastern Mediterranean tensions require diplomacy, not conflict

Despite the continued challenges and dangerous rhetoric, the only viable path remains through dialogue and compromise. For Turkey, this means openness to dialogue to address the issues at hand and expanding its diplomatic front to build support for its interests.

TURKEYSource by Mitat Çelikpala

Conflict Crisis Management

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Turkey weekly news roundup – September 11, 2020

Below is a selection of articles on Turkey we have been following, covering the most important issues over the past week. East Med Tensions Turkey-Iran Cooperation Economic Prospects

Turkey News Roundup by Atlantic Council in Turkey

Turkey

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

The EU must begin to show Turkey some respect

Turkey, the EU, and the United States have more in common than we do not in common, and the stakes are higher than anyone in these crazy times seems to understand. It is now high time that the EU and its member states treated Turkey as an accession-negotiating candidate and a strategic partner rather than as a rival.

TURKEYSource by Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı

European Union Turkey
refugee resilience

Tue, Jul 21, 2020

Turkey offers blueprint for future migrant crises

Turkey hopes the relatively successful integration of some four million Syrian war refugees into its economy will inspire other countries straining under a sudden, massive influx of migrants.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Conflict Migration
refugee resilience

Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Turkey’s Refugee Resilience: Expanding and Improving Solutions for the Economic Inclusion of Syrians in Turkey

Since 2014, Turkey has not only hosted the world’s largest refugee population but has also modeled a best practice for the global refugee policy discussion. Turkey’s experience on the key issues such as jobs and employment should be examined as lessons for both refugee hosting countries and donor countries alike.

Report by Bastien Revel

Conflict Crisis Management

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Libya’s future depends on constructive, not destructive, international involvement

Turkey’s strong support for Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj's UN-recognized administration, however, may have at least spared the country from falling into the wrong sphere of influence. But getting to a lasting peace in Libya will require the constructive involvement of all the actors who have a stake in Libya’s future.

TURKEYSource by Mehmet Öğütçü

Conflict Libya

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Turkey weekly news roundup – July 8, 2020

Below is a selection of articles on Turkey we have been following, covering the most important issues over the past week. Trilateral meeting on Syria EU-Turkey Relations US-Turkey defense ties: F-35

Turkey News Roundup by Atlantic Council in Turkey

Turkey

Fri, Jun 12, 2020

A time to keep allies as allies

Despite the many challenges both sides face separately and together, the world cannot afford to allow this relationship to be ruptured beyond repair. Valuing an important friendship has always been important and treating them as such has never been more crucial than right at this moment. Let's hope both sides have gotten that message loud and clear.

TURKEYSource by Namık Tan

Politics & Diplomacy Turkey