How Turkey and Europe lost that loving feeling
EU membership is no longer a realistic prospect for Ankara
by: Sinan Ulgen
First as a diplomat, then as the head of a liberal-leaning think-tank in Istanbul, I have spent three decades trying to advance Turkey’s relationship with Europe. For years, I believed Turkey should join the EU to cement its place among western democracies. Now, it is time to accept that this path has reached a dead end.
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