|Author (Person)||Perissich, Riccardo|
|Publisher||Centre for European Policy Studies [CEPS]|
|Series Title||EuropEos Commentary|
|Series Details||No. 5, 28 September 2010|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
This Commentary warns that by continuing to act as if Turkey’s membership of the EU was still a credible prospect, the EU is dodging the critical issue of how to establish friendly and constructive relations with an independent, self-confident Turkey. More importantly, this approach prevents the EU from at last accepting that enlargement is not the only – nor necessarily the best – policy option available to deal effectively with a strategically important country on its borders.
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Turkey|