Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

Currently, the U.S. is the sole superpower and 9/11 has created a new global struggle, defined by the U.S., in which freedom and democracy confront dictatorship and terror. Taking this environment as a given, the author believes Turkey should have made it a priority to be a reliable partner to the U.S. in the past few years and questions the capability of the current government. The author also underlines the value of Turkey's relationship with Israel and puts public opinion in perspective, explaining that many of the sentiments today are conjectural, suggesting that the public can be led to conceive the changes taking place with more clarity and vision. Taking change as an inevitable factor in today’s world, Kesici argues that Turkey is well positioned to play an active role in the Greater Middle East initiative of the U.S...Please click here to read the text in full.

 

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İlhan Kesici
İlhan Kesici
From the Desk of the Editor TPQ’s Summer 2018 issue marks the 11th annual edition that we are publishing with the support of NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division. This long-standing partnership has helped TPQ in its efforts to feature nuanced and diverse opinions on the security policy challenges facing Turkey, the region, and the transatlantic community. Over the years, we have had the privilege of bringing the...
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