General Elections in Turkey: Where is the EU?

Posted on 29. May 2015 by Efehan Danisman On 7 June 2015 Turkey will hold its 2015 general election to elect the 550 members of the Grand National Assembly. The results will inevitably have an impact on Turkey-EU relations. There are a number of formidable issues standing in the way of Turkey and the EU making … Continue reading General Elections in Turkey: Where is the EU?

Will the EU Embrace or Betray its Values?

Posted on 13. October 2014 by Efehan Danisman The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) stated that the refugee crisis in Syria is the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era. Add the crisis in Iraq, and it becomes obvious that the Middle East is encountering a massive catastrophe. UNHCR estimates that there are more than 3 … Continue reading Will the EU Embrace or Betray its Values?