As many critics in Europe noted, Turkey, in its aggressive policy toward Syria, is becoming more and more isolated and seems to be “trapped in the swamp.”
In the recent Turkish bar elections, lawyers were not only selecting their presidents and board members, they were in fact putting forward their opinions and preferences regarding the current rule of law in Turkey.
The contemporary kind of authoritarianism called “elected despotism” seems to be replacing the ideological totalitarianism.
In the new world establihment, the mantras of cultural diversity would be tolerance and dialogue.
The tasks and responsibilities that Turkey would have to undertake in a Peace Support Operation by NATO would inflict significant costs and burdens on the country.
Despite the recent important decisions both EU and Turkey is still facing a number of significant problems.