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The Prospects and Meaning of a Strategic EU-Turkey Dialogue on the Neighborhood

The European Union and Turkey

The European Union and Turkey (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nathalie TocciGerman Marshall Fund of the United States, September 14, 2012

Mistrust and missed opportunities characterize one of the most important relationships in the European space — that between Turkey and the European Union. As the Arab Spring unfolds, the absence of a joint EUTurkey strategy to confront the shared challenges of the neighborhood becomes costlier by the day. From an EU perspective, the logic of cooperation with Turkey has become more compelling given the renewed significance of the Turkish model in the neighborhood. No longer a simplistic and static slogan, the Turkish experience has become a more dynamic and articulate notion that Arab leaders can explore as they grapple with the challenges of domestic change… (more) http://ow.ly/1mrY14

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Two New Papers on the Future of the Euro Crisis for Ireland

IIEA: Two New Papers on the Future of the Euro Crisis for Ireland and the EU http://ow.ly/1mrEKz

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Turkey and the European Sclerosis

German Marshall Fund of the United States: Turkey and the European Sclerosis – Relations between Turkey and the European Union have been tested during Europe’s current economic wo http://ow.ly/1miHdh

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Regulating CO2 Emissions from Aviation in the European Union

Brookings: Regulating CO2 Emissions from Aviation in the European Union http://ow.ly/1mhJHq

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European Union Common Security and Defence Policy

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This map represents notable regional organisations related to collective security, also known as military alliances. NATO, CSDP SCO, CSTO PSC SADC (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Luis Simón and Jolyon Howorth, European Geostrategy, September 4, 2012  
(Over the next few months the editors of European Geostrategy will undertake a number of interviews with various individuals who are involved in thinking about European foreign, security and military policies. In this third interview in the series, Luis Simón discusses European relations with the United States with Jolyon Howorth, the Emeritus Professor of European Studies at the University of Bath, and long-time analyst of the European Union’s efforts to forge a common military policy.)

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Europe and Egypt Should Launch an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal

Carnegie Inst: Europe and Egypt Should Launch an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal http://ow.ly/1mgm5q

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ACUS: The danger of an inward-looking Europe

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Spanish Euro (Photo credit: Gadget Virtuoso)

Jorge BenitezACUS, July 17, 2012

From R. Nicholas Burns, Damon Wilson & Jeff Lightfoot, the New Atlanticist:  Europeans today worry more about a weakened America than one that is too influential. Today, European leaders are worried about saving the Euro. European attention is fixated on the urgent need to preserve the common currency and the supranational solidarity that underpins the Euro’s credibility. . . . (more) http://ow.ly/1lrtzA

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