Turkey: Moving East or West?

Turkey was once a forgotten country: on the periphery of Europe, fixated with joining the European Union, a reliable NATO ally during the Cold War, and unfriendly to Iran and the Arab countries. No longer. Warmer relations with the Middle East and cooler ones with the west are now the norm, not the exception. Unsurprisingly the country’s foreign policy is at the centre of debates raging on the future trajectory of this geo-strategic nation. So, in which direction is it heading?

The World Today Published 1 March 2010 Updated 14 October 2020 3 minute READ

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