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Turkey in the Balkans:
 Implications on EU Security Frameworks

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 12:30pm-2:00pm
Middle East Institute, 1761 NW N Street, Washington, DC

Panelists: Oya Dursun-Ozkanca (Elizabethtown College), Doga Eralp (World Bank), Daniel Serwer (Johns Hopkins University-SAIS)

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In the post-Cold War era, promoting peace and stability in the Balkans has been a key item in the Turkish foreign policy agenda. In this vein, Turkey has been increasingly using its soft power to consolidate its political, economic, and cultural influence in the Balkans. What are the implications of Turkey's Balkan policy on European security?

This is the fourth of four events in a joint lecture series by Middle East Institute's Center for Turkish Studies and the Institute of Turkish Studies at Georgetown University. Each event will be free and open to the general public. For further information, please contact the Middle East Institute.