• SWP in the Media

    "Ankara's priorities are very different to US, EU"

    For Turkey, fighting the "Islamic State" is not the top priority. Fighting PKK and the Assad regime is more important from Ankara's point of view, Günter Seufert says in an interview with Deutsche Welle. more
  • Yaşar Aydın

    The New Turkish Diaspora Policy

    Its Aims, Their Limits and the Challenges for Associations of People of Turkish Origin and Decision-makers in Germany

    The activities of the Turkish government for people of Turkish origin in Germany are part of a political strategy aimed at strengthening the diaspora organisations. From Ankara‘s point of view, globalisation is forcing Turkey to reposition itself in... more
  • Yaşar Aydın

    »Turkey should respect the diversity and autonomy of the diaspora in Germany«

    Yaşar Aydın

    The SWP study »The New Turkish Diaspora Policy« by Yaşar Aydın has recently been published. In this interview he explains what lies behind this term, what aims Turkey is pursuing with the policy and the problems that exist in implementing it.

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  • Dilek Kurban

    Europe as an Agent of Change

    The Role of the European Court of Human Rights and the EU in Turkey’s Kurdish Policies

    Notwithstanding the ongoing negotiations between the PKK and the government, the crux of Turkey’s Kurdish issue remains the structural inequalities against the Kurds, which are deeply rooted in an anti-democratic politico-legal regime. Certainly, Turkey... more
  • Jens Bastian

    Greece: Light at the End of the Tunnel

    Where does Greece stand today, six years after the outbreak of a severe economic crisis, which has led to drastic social repercussions and contributed to major political changes in the country? Key questions are being asked in public debates: If Greece... more
  • NATO-Russia Relations after the Newport Summit

    Reassurance, Cooperation and Security Guarantees

    A key aspect of the NATO summit in Newport (Wales) was the reaction of the alliance to Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine. However, apart from the decision to create a high-readiness force, and an action plan for... more

Analytical and academic papers

Jens Bastian

Greece: Light at the End of the Tunnel

SWP Comments 2014/C 42, October 2014, 8 Pages
Markus Kaim, Margarete Klein

NATO-Russia Relations

SWP Comments 2014/C 41, October 2014, 4 Pages
Susanne Dröge, Gudrun Wacker

China’s Approach to International Climate Policy

SWP Comments 2014/C 40, September 2014, 4 Pages
Yaşar Aydın

The New Turkish Diaspora Policy

SWP Research Paper 2014/RP 10, October 2014, 28 Pages
Dilek Kurban

Europe's Role in Turkey’s Kurdish Policies

SWP Research Paper 2014/RP 09, October 2014, 30 Pages

"Point of View"

Yaşar Aydın

»Turkey should respect the diversity and autonomy of the diaspora in Germany«

The SWP study »The New Turkish Diaspora Policy« by Yaşar Aydın has recently been published. In this interview he explains what lies behind this term, what aims Turkey is pursuing with the policy and the problems that exist in implementing it. more