Counterpoint: EU Reopens Membership Talks with Turkey
On 21 October, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle announced that Germany had agreed to end its opposition to renewing EU membership talks with Turkey. The EU and Turkey subsequently agreed to restart negotiations on 5 November. Is this a significant step forward in Turkey's bid for EU membership? Joshua Goodman and TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal talk to Sir Michael Leigh of the German Marshall Fund.