Turkey presents a powerful case where idealism and pragmatism meet. Pushing for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law not only serves Western ideals but also Western interests, on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Geostrategic concerns still matter – but they should not be the only issues on the agenda 4
The state of democracy and human rights in Turkey 7
Does Turkish civil society still matter? 9
What can the U.S. and EU do to help? 11