Robert Ellis

Global Europe 09-02-2021

Turkey’s unlikely westward turn 

Turkey's sudden desire to 'turn a new page' in its western relations comes as a surprise. But what is behind is an apparent change of heart which has to do with the country's deteriorating economy, writes Robert Ellis.
Global Europe 02-12-2020

EU-Turkey: A showdown in Brussels 

The question of whether to impose sanctions against Turkey will test how far EU leaders are prepared to support President Erdogan's “repressive form of rule”. writes Robert Ellis.
Global Europe 21-10-2020

Turkey intensifies its stranglehold on Cyprus

The EU cannot afford to turn a blind eye as Turkey tightens its grip on Cyprus, writes Robert Ellis.
Global Europe 24-09-2020

The EU’s watershed moment

As the aggression and empire building of Erdogan's Turkey becomes clearer, the EU faces a watershed moment, argues Robert Ellis.
Politics 09-07-2020

The EU must take a stand against Turkey’s aggression

It is encouraging that the German government has finally taken a stand on Turkey’s aggressive foreign policy, writes Robert Ellis and argues that Thursday’s debate in the European Parliament on Turkey’s negative role in the Eastern Mediterranean and Monday’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting will indicate which way the wind blows.
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