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There is No Place in the European Union for This Turkey

Theo Summer | Posted 06.11.2014 | World
Theo Summer

For 30 years, I have advocated accepting Turkey into the European Union, once the country has fulfilled the Copenhagen Criteria: institutional stability as a guarantee of democracy, the rule of law, respect for human rights and minority rights, a functioning market economy, and finally the pledge to embrace the goals of the political, economic and monetary union. If Erdogan continues as he has over the past two years, he will not fulfill these criteria. There is no place in the European Union for this Turkey.

Looking Towards Turkey's Future, Where Is It and Where Is It Going?

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Joshua W. Walker

At no time since their days at the helm of the Ottoman Empire have Turks commanded as much international attention as they do going into 2011.