Posts From Jean-Marc Balhan SJ

Turkey: getting out of the vicious circle

Turchia: come uscire dal circolo vizioso?

EN | IT | FR | DE – Throughout history, relations between the “Turks” and the “Europeans” have never been simple. In recent years, while Europeans have been happily travelling to Turkey to spend their holidays there (before the region became inflamed), they have not always been so ready to recognise its inhabitants as a veritable alter ego. To start with, religious differences were the main focus of difficulty, but now the growing authoritarianism of its current president is fast becoming the primary cause for concern.