The Sick Man Of Europe Returns
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Authored by former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer via Project Syndicate,

When the Republic of Turkey emerged from the wreckage of the Ottoman Empire after World War I, its national ambition was to join Europe as a modern, secular state. But after much progress, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has now all but squandered his country's chance of realizing its founders' vision.

One of the great geopolitical issues in nineteenth-century Europe was the so-called Eastern Question....

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