23
Apr
2015
Policy Papers Notes franco-turques

Turkey: the Sèvres Syndrome, or the Endless War Franco-Turkish Paper, No. 13, April 2015

For Turks, the Treaty of Sèvres symbolises the dissolution of the empire and the carving up of Turkey by foreign powers. 

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The historic effect of the treaty survives as a syndrome, which explains the vision of a nation under siege struggling for survival. Apart from the current neo-Ottomanism, a reconsidered dialogue with Europe could perhaps provide the country with a new relationship with its history and help it move beyond a syndrome used by all sections of its political class.

 

Turkey: The Sèvres Syndrome or the Endless War
Map: From the Sevres Treaty to Modern Turkey (in French)
Keywords
Armenians First World War Turkey
ISBN / ISSN: 
978-2-36567-381-5