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About Nora Fisher Onar

Nora Fisher Onar is a research associate at the Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford. In 2014-15, she is a Transatlantic Academy fellow of the German Marshall Fund

Articles by Nora Fisher Onar

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Turkey's future: Erdoğan, elections and the Kurds

Turkey is gearing up for pivotal elections on 7 June. At their heart is a complex interplay between presidential ambitions, party fissures, and Kurdish aspirations.

Turkey's democracy, Europe's imperative

The result of Turkey's election creates a vital need to put the country's relationship with the European Union at the centre of both partners' concerns. What is at stake is the historic mission of reconciling secularism, democracy and Islam, says Nora Fisher Onar.

Europe’s tipping-point, Turkey’s solution

The prospect of Turkish membership of the European Union looks more remote than ever. But neither Europe’s infirmity nor Turkey’s widening horizons need be the end of the story. A revived relationship based on mutual benefit remains possible, says Nora Fisher Onar.
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