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Roundtable: Pressing Issues for the Transatlantic Partners as a Result of the Ukraine Crisis August 01, 2014 / Berlin, Germany

While participants appeared appreciative of the new US and European sanction regime towards Russia, they also acknowledged that many questions remain open such as the odds of finding a political solution, how to cooperate with the oligarchs and Ukrainian civil society on stabilizing and transforming Ukraine and how far the western governments would be willing to go in order to avoid a military option.

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A New Era for Turkey Under President Erdoğan August 13, 2014 Özgür Ünlühisarcıklı, director of GMF's Ankara office, elaborates on his recent Transatlantic Take discussing Turkey's presidential election.
BUILD: Bilbao Urban Innovation Leadership Dialogues July 30, 2014

This video wraps up the conference with interviews from participants explaining why they found BUILD an engaging, useful, informative experience. #GMFBUILD

Research & Analysis Archive

Turkey and the EU: What Next? December 05, 2012 / Diba Nigar Göksel


Current debates suggest that there are two relatively positive scenarios for Turkey-EU relations. One is for Turkey to be a member of a more flexible, multi-layered EU; the other is that Turkey be a democratic partner deeply integrated with the EU and allied in spreading positive values and governance standards in the neighborhood. At this time, there are some steps that would need to be taken to increase the likelihood of either of these positive scenarios. Even those with contrary views about the endgame should rally around the win-win formulas outlined in this brief.