German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressess during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (R) in Istanbul, Turkey October 18, 2015. Merkel travelled to Istanbul on Sunday desperate to secure Turkey's help in stemming the flow of migrants from the Middle East to Europe, but without being seen to sacrifice their human rights.
Turkey’s politics and foreign policy: Bridging the populism/realism gap
February 4, 2016
In the latest Turkey Project Policy Paper, Nora Fisher Onar of George Washington University's Institute for Middle East Studies explores the tension between populism and realism as a driver of uncertainty in Turkey's domestic and foreign affairs.