Seven reasons to trust Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) hold a joint news conference in Berlin, Germany, 04 February 2014.

Is a European Turkey Europe’s last chance?


Europe has persistently refused to deal with the prospect of Turkey becoming a full member of the European Union. Turkey’s accession has always been a taboo matter, intrinsically associated with the prejudices and fears of a Europe that looks at the past and not at the future. However, the migration crisis and the geopolitical threats and challenges surrounding Europe, have redefined the dynamics of a relationship that is fundamentally linked to the ability of Europe to exercise an influential g...


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