Those changes along with the uneasy conditions under which they were implemented mean that Turkey has long been attracting the attention of global media, while analysts and researchers wonder what this new Republic of Turkey will be like. Will it still be a secular state oriented towards integration with Western structures, or do the domestic reforms augur a radical shift in the country’s foreign policy? And what should the EU’s strategy towards the changing Turkey be?
The report describes the most important changes in Turkey’s domestic and foreign policy that are bound to exert a key impact on the state in the coming years. It also offers recommendations for Poland and for the European Union with respect to the future shape of European-Turkish relations.