Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

Prime Minister Erdoğan’s increasingly harsh criticism of Israel and his vocal support for Hamas are worth examining.Erdoğan’s Davosperformance won him praise among Turkish and Arab public but at the expense of sabotaging Turkish foreign policy in the Middle Eastregion.It remains to be seen whether or not the close ties and long-term relationship betweenTurkey and Israel will survive.But Erdoğan-led Turkey will no longer be seen as the region’s honest broker.

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Özgül Erdemli Mutlu
Özgül Erdemli Mutlu

Özgül Erdemli Mutlu is the Director of Environmental Policies and International Relations at the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats (TEMA), and has been working in the third sector both professionally and as a volunteer for the past 18 years. 

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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