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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Coalition Contributions to Countering the Islamic State

Categories: Arab,Defense/Military,Middle East Conflict,Russia,Turkey

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R44135.pdf

Reviews the background of the coalition formation and the current 66 participants who are united in trying to degrade and ultimately defeat the Islamic State.  Also covers the legal basis and military aspects of the coalition.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Fact Sheet: EU-Turkey Agreement

Categories: European Union,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Syria,Turkey

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-963_en.htm\

Provides a question and answer format to explain the deal between the European Union and Turkey to end irregular migration of refugees from Syria to Europe and provide incentives for Turkey to house the refugees. From the European Commission

 

EU and Turkey Agree [on] European Response to Refugee Crisis

Categories: European Union,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Syria,Turkey

http://ec.europa.eu/news/2016/03/20160319_en.htm

Presents details of agreement between the European Union nations and Turkey on the treatment of Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe. From the European Commission

 

Next Operational Steps in EU-Turkey Cooperation in the Field of Migration

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Middle East Conflict,Syria,Turkey

http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/european-agenda-migration/proposal-implementation-package/docs/20160316/next_operational_ste

Describes steps to be taken by the European Union and Turkey to stem the flow of refugees from the Middle East to Europe. Proposes six principles for promoting EU-Turkey cooperation in dealing with refugees. From the European Commission

 

2014 Special 301 Report

Categories: China,Copyright/Patents,Foreign Trade/Investment,India,indonesia,Property Rights,Treaties,Turkey

http://www.ustr.gov/sites/default/files/USTR%202014%20Special%20301%20Report%20to%20Congress%20FINAL.pdf

Annual report on the importance of intellectual property rights protection and enforcement.  Places10 nations on the Priority Watch List and 27 others on the Watch List.  Countries such as China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Turkey have been listed every year since the reports began 25 years ago.  From the  Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Vol. XXI, Cyprus; Turkey; Greece

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Greece,History,NATO,Turkey

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v21

Provides documents on U.S. foreign policy toward the eastern Mediterranean region during the Carter Administration.  Focuses on trying to reunify Cyprus, restore Greece to the NATO military alliance, and to end the arms embargo directed against Turkey.  From the State Department

 

Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Asia,Defense/Military,Foreign Trade/Investment,Turkey

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R41368.pdf

Provides background information on Turkey, discusses the evolution of U.S.-Turkish economic and political relations, emphasizes the strategic importance of Turkey’s location, the June 2013 protests and their implications, and U.S. policy options relating to mutual security and trade.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

European Union Enlargement

Categories: European Union,Turkey

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RS21344.pdf

Describes the evolution of the European Union, its growth from 15 to 27 countries in the last decade, how the process works, and the prospects for further enlargement.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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