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The presidential and legislative elections held in Turkey in May 2023 confirmed the victory of the Islamo-nationalist coalition led by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The economic crisis, the devastating effects of the earthquake in February, the deterioration of the Kurdish file, and the multiplication of geopolitical threats have undoubtedly favored the outgoing party, despite an unprecedented effort by the opposition to promote the need for an alternation. What is to be expected from this new mandate of Erdoğan, which will in principle be the last?

Building on the work of its Contemporary Turkey program founded in 2008, Ifri is stepping up its analyzes with a forecasting objective in its “Türkiye 2050” research project. Türkiye's domestic politics, economy and diplomacy will be scrutinized to shed light on blind spots, as to anticipate future trends.

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04/02/2022

France’s policy vis-à-vis the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has always been ambivalent. On paper, France’s strategic culture fits well within NATO’s nature and agenda. Yet, in practice, French membership of NATO has always been uneasy. Several intra-alliance developments...

18/11/2021
By: Aris MARGHELIS

In the summer of 2020, the Central and Eastern Mediterranean became the center of unusual tensions between France and Turkey. Given that these tensions were also military, which is uncommon for the two countries, the perception that the French military has of Turkey’s army and its doctrine is...

22/10/2021
By: Antoine MICHON

Since coming into office in 2017, Emmanuel Macron has been the loudest advocate for the development of European ‘strategic autonomy’, which aims at reinforcing the European Union’s geo-strategic independence. Asserting the EU’s role on the international stage, starting with its immediate...

03/09/2021
By: Laura Lale KABIS-KECHRID
Over the past years, the Eastern Mediterranean has become centerstage of an increasingly internationalized and militarized conflict driven by different albeit interlinked issues and an arena for a growing variety of actors to project their geopolitical ambitions.
06/05/2021
By: Jana JABBOUR

The Franco-Turkish standoff is first and foremost a geopolitical contest for influence in the EastMed area. It must be understood in light of Turkey’s rise as an emergent power in quest for geostrategic autonomy and France’s unease with Ankara’s growing assertiveness in a region that Paris...