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Using Refugees: Merkel’s Turkish Gambit | Binoy Kampmark


(Counterpunch, October 20, 2015) The frontline in Europe’s refugee movement is shifting. In some cases, there is more of the same: the Hungarian approach entailing closures, followed by a brief easing and more closures. Closing the border with Croatia saw … Continue reading

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AFTER JUNE 2015 ELECTIONS: Turkey’s New Political Landscape — implications for domestic and foreign policy


(presented at European Policy Centre, EPC, on 15 September 2015) TURKEY AFTER 2015 JUNE PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS In the recent parliamentary elections, the ruling party, AK Party, won 40.85 % of the popular vote, enough to finish first, but not enough … Continue reading

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