Adam Szymanski

is an associate professor with the Institute of Political Science at the University of Warsaw, and was a TÜBITAK research fellow at Koç University in Istanbul (2012-2013). He is the editor of Turkey and Europe: Challenges and Opportunities (PISM, 2013) and author of the Polish book Miedzy islamem a kemalizmem: Problem demokracji w Tucji (“Between Islam and Kemalism: The problem of democracy in Turkey”, PISM, 2008).


Turkey at a geopolitical crossroads

A conversation with Adam Szymanski

Once again, Turkey finds itself at the centre of a storm of conflicting international interests. As neither the deadly chaos in the Middle East nor the refugee crisis show any sign of letting up, the issue of Cyprus rumbles on. Meanwhile, the country’s domestic politics remain something of a minefield. Jim Blackburn of New Eastern Europe (Poland) speaks to Adam Szymanski.

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