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.