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Neo-Ottomanism Surges in Middle East Politics
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Neo-Ottomanism Surges in Middle East Politics
October 15, 2018

Clearly, the US-backed alliance between Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Israel and Egypt to contain Iran does not make a new regional order. Erdogan will now assert Turkey’s leadership role in the Muslim Middle East.

Turkey’s Erdogan in the Shadows of the Ottoman Empire
February 3, 2018

Through his efforts to implement a police state and restore the Ottoman Empire, President Erdogan of Turkey has squandered his once-strong position as a regional leader, argues Alon Ben-Meir.

Turkey’s Erdogan in the Shadows of the Ottoman Empire
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Is America’s Alliance with Turkey Doomed?
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Is America’s Alliance with Turkey Doomed?
April 17, 2017

The U.S.-Turkey alliance, originally forged because of a common external threat, has become exceedingly fragile since the fall of the Soviet Union. Both states criticize each other rather than sweep aside their differences. More troublingly, they harbor mutual mistrust, which colors their perceptions of each other. While it is difficult to predict the future of the U.S.-Turkey alliance, it has clearly suffered from severe alliance fatigue and needs extensive restoration. Resuscitating the relationship will demand investment and concessions from both parties.

Erdogan’s Neo-Ottomanism Shift: What Makes It So Dangerous? (II)
May 22, 2016

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) holds an extraordinary congress on May 22 where Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu doesn't seek a new mandate as party chairman. The event takes place against the background of chaos and internal strife. Some scenarios predicted by experts and politicians look quite realistic…

Erdogan’s Neo-Ottomanism Shift: What Makes It So Dangerous? (II)
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Erdogan’s Neo-Ottomanism Shift: What Makes It So Dangerous? (I)
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Erdogan’s Neo-Ottomanism Shift: What Makes It So Dangerous? (I)
May 21, 2016

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Turkey’s neo-Ottomanism is a dangerous phenomenon making the country’s foreign policy confusing, provocative and fraught with dangerous implications…

Turkey: Neo-Ottomanism or Neo-Globalism? (II)
April 19, 2016

The talks in Geneva about how to address the crisis in Syria are becoming increasingly unacceptable for Turkey, and Ankara is clearly seeking various pretexts to block them. Previously, as a precondition for agreeing to the negotiation process, Erdoğan had demanded Bashar al-Assad’s speedy resignation, but now that there has been a dramatic change in the military and political landscape in Syria, he is making use of the situation with Kurds…

Turkey: Neo-Ottomanism or Neo-Globalism? (II)
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Turkey: Neo-Ottomanism or Neo-Globalism? (I)
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Turkey: Neo-Ottomanism or Neo-Globalism? (I)
April 18, 2016

Turkey’s reaction to the recent flare-up in Nagorno-Karabakh has once again demonstrated Ankara’s desire to play an active role in southeast Europe, the Middle East, and the former Soviet Union. The Turkish leadership’s off-balance position toward settling the Karabakh conflict indicates that President Erdoğan intends to play the Karabakh card, both in context of the animosities between Turkey and Russia, as well as with the goal of putting pressure on Europe and the United States…

Secret 2010 State Dept Report Warned of Turkey’s Neo-Ottoman Shift
December 23, 2015

In recent months, Ankara’s increasingly aggressive foreign policy has become the center of global attention. Looking back to the origins of the neo-Ottomanist ideology which drives Turkey’s risky foreign adventurism today, a classified US State Department cable from 2010 confirms that Washington saw President Erdogan’s dangerous shift in foreign policy coming, but couldn’t do anything about it – or worse, chose not to…

Secret 2010 State Dept Report Warned of Turkey’s Neo-Ottoman Shift
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