Originally Posted by Find Finn
Good thing the EU just signed a deal with him yesterday.
I am not in favor of the deal because it would affect my life somewhat negatively, but that is immediate effect. What about long historical perspective of that deal? Isn't it why EU is going for it? Without membership in EU Turkey will most likely slide into cultural backwardness. This is the only motivation I can see in actions of Brussels towards Turkey.
One can argue ,of course that Turkey has been quasi-democracy for almost 100 years and Turkish example had very little effect on Arab countries.Edited by Medwed - 3/19/16 at 10:08am