The post-coup political environment could provide a ripe moment to reinstate the peace talks between Ankara and the Kurdish movement.
States should use the increasing power of social media networks and work with them to achieve foreign policy objectives.
Merkel should acknowledge the pragmatic obstacles to humanitarianism in Europe and call for massive investment in refugee settlements in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.
A future independent Kurdish state faces many political, economic, and administrative challenges, but its success could be a game-changer in the Middle East.
The accession of Western Balkan countries to the European Union will be among the principal preoccupations of Turkish foreign policy in the upcoming years.