Perspectives #2.12

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Political analysis and commentary from Turkey

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Date of Publication
Oktober 2012
Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Turkey Representation
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Table of contents

3 Editor’s note

4 Feature articles: Middle East and Turkey
4 Turkey’s Middle Eastern Policy and the “New Geography”,
Sedat Aybar
9 Does the Syrian crisis imply the end of the Turkish dream in the Middle East,
Bayram Balcı
16 Beware of Hatay’s climate of peace,
Nidal Özdemir
20 Syrians set sail for self-government,
İlhan Tanır
24 Turkey’s policy on the Kurdish problem and regional developments,
Sezgin Tanrıkulu
28 The impact of the crisis in Syria on the economy of Southeast Anatolia,
Şah İsmail Bedirhanoğlu

30 Ecology
30 Pesticides and food safety in the era of global warming,
Bülent Şık
33 Which is more dangerous: nuclear lies or radiation,
Özgür Gürbüz
37 Climate change: Is a “U-turn” possible?
Önder Algedik

41 Democracy
41 KCK cases and the judiciary mechanism,
Fikret İlkiz
46 The new constitution,
Rıza Mahmut Türmen
49 “What they care about is money”,
Aksu Bora
53 How can I know why,
Şanar Yurdatapan
54 Our revolt is written in the Taurus mountains,
Pervin Savran

55 Culture
55 Art: Backyard of the government,
Tayfun Serttaş

58 International Politics
58 Shifting foreign policy dynamics in the wake of the “Arab Spring”,
Soli Özel

62 News from Hbs