Alan Makovsky, Ilke Toygür

New US President - Boost or Blow for EU's Tricky Ties with Turkey?

SWP Podcast 2021/eP 01, January 2021
Alan Makovsky (© Bipartisan Policy Center)
Ilke Toygür

Damien McGuinness talks to Alan Makovsky and Ilke Toygür about what a Biden presidency means for EU-Turkey relations. Will it improve that rocky relationship? And what does the US expect from the EU?

If you confirm this option data will be sent from your web browser to SoundCloud. For further information please refer to our data protection statement.

In SWP podcasts our researchers and occasional guests discuss current issues in international politics. During the initial pilot phase we are experimenting with different formats, and episodes will appear at irregular intervals.

Recommended Reading

Challenges of the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy

Our new dossier considers what the CFSP currently achieves, where the problems lie and how it could be reformed. Each of the five chapters contains a compilation of relevant publications by SWP researchers.

Dossier, last update: March 2021
Sinem Adar, Ilke Toygür

Turkey, the EU and the Eastern Mediterranean Crisis

Militarization of Foreign Policy and Power Rivalry

SWP Comment 2020/C 62, December 2020, 4 Pages

doi:10.18449/2020C62

Laura von Daniels, Markus Kaim, Ronja Kempin, Kai-Olaf Lang, Marco Overhaus, Johannes Thimm

A New Beginning with President Biden

Five German and European Priorities for the Transatlantic Agenda

SWP Comment 2020/C 61, December 2020, 7 Pages

doi:10.18449/2020C61

Alan Makovsky

Problematic Prospects for US‑Turkish Ties in the Biden Era

Human Rights, Sanctions Likely among Early Tests

SWP Comment 2020/C 60, December 2020, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2020C60

Sinem Adar, Nicola Bilotta, Aurélien Denizeau, Sinan Ekim, Dorothée Schmid, Günter Seufert, Ilke Toygür, Karol Wasilewski

Customs Union: Old Instrument, New Function in EU-Turkey Relations

SWP Comment 2020/C 48, October 2020, 4 Pages

doi:10.18449/2020C48

SWP Comment

Lars Brozus
(Not) Lost in Foresight

Structuring Futures Complexity in a Politically Meaningful Way


Kirsten Westphal
Nord Stream 2 – Germany’s Dilemma


SWP Research Paper

Daniel Voelsen
Internet from Space

How New Satellite Connections Could Affect Global Internet Governance


Sinem Adar, Günter Seufert
Turkey’s Presidential System after Two and a Half Years

An Overview of Institutions and Politics