December 21, 2013

The EU Needs Turkey

Soner Cagaptay, New York Times

The Associated Press

The Turks are increasingly hubristic, and not just in the Middle East. Having seen their total G.D.P. more than double in the past decade, many Turks do not feel that they need the European Union anymore. Turkey’s economy is growing much faster than the European average, so the argument goes, why beg to be part of Europe’s anemic Union?

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TAGGED: European Union, Europe, Turkey


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