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Volume 53, September/October 2018, Number 5 · pp. 242-243


Getting Back on Track with Turkey

Daniel S. Hamilton

European countries and the United States face a delicate set of challenges in dealing with Turkey. Most have long-standing relationships with Ankara and important interests at stake in the country’s future. Yet the arrangements that have historically anchored each of their strategically important ties – the prospect of Turkey’s eventual EU accession and its decades-long military alliance with the United States and other NATO members – are being challenged by divisions within Turkish society and government actions that have raised questions about Turkey’s role within Western structures.


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