The Evolution of Turkey’s Transatlantic Relations: From Hard Balancing with the West to Soft Balancing the West

Eralp, Yakup Atila
Torun, Zerrin


The Externalization of the European Union’s asylum policy: refugee burden sharing between the European Union and Turkey during the Syrian refugee protection crisis
Yılmaz, Filiz; Kale Lack, Başak; Department of Eurasian Studies (2017)
This thesis analyzes a specific policy approach adopted by the European Union (EU) on externalization of asylum and refugee matters. The external dimension of the EU’s asylum and refugee policy includes implementing policies on border management, visa policy and cooperation with third countries to avoid mass movements of asylum seekers. This thesis further focuses on the tools of the EU externalization policies such as the “safe third country” and the “first country of asylum” principles and the EU “readmis...
The Digital Transformation of Foreign Language Education: What does the future hold for us?
Gürbüz, Nurdan (2018-10-24)
We have gone through significant changes in every area of our lives in the last decades due to the social, economic and technological advances in the world. This reality is transforming the way we work, the way we live and the way we learn. As the educational and learning needs change at all levels in this transformation process, the educational expectations are increasing and changing, making it necessary for the individuals to gain the 21st century skills. In this connection, this paper will discus...
The evolution of 'new' Labour's European Policy : Europe as the 'New Jerusalem'
Keser, Hasan; Yalman, Osman Galip; Department of European Studies (2006)
British Labour Party’s attitudes and policies towards European integration have historically oscillated between varying degrees of support for concrete integration steps and obstinate opposition to it. A major and pronounced volte-face on European policy occurred after 1983 and the aim of this study is to locate the causes of this shift in European policy and its subsequent course under ‘New’ Labour period. The causes and motivations are searched within the general transformation of the party and they are a...
The New Turn in Turkey's Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Regional and Domestic Insecurities
Altunışık, Meliha (Edizioni Nuova Cultura, 2020-12-01)
Turkey has conducted four military operations in Syria in the last four years and two in northern Iraq since May 2019, signed a maritime delimitation and military cooperation agreement with the UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya, engaged in intense competition with both the Iran-led axis and the Saudi–United Arab Emirates (UAE) bloc and engaged in a balancing game between its traditional US ally and Russia in Syria. All of this points to a significant shift in Turkey’s foreig...
The transformation of greenpeace: from a new social movement to a moderate social movement organization
Kaya, Rukiy; Bahçecik, Şerif Onur; Department of International Relations (2019)
In this thesis, my argument is that Greenpeace has transformed from a new social movement to a moderate social movement organization (SMO), and it has lost its new social movement features. To understand this transformation, I examine new social movement literature. Firstly, I investigate under what circumstances new social movements emerged, and how the new social movements were in the 70’s and 80’s. Therefore, I summarized the economic, political, and social changes in the 1960s and analyzed how these cha...
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Y. A. Eralp and Z. Torun, The Evolution of Turkey’s Transatlantic Relations: From Hard Balancing with the West to Soft Balancing the West. 2021.