July 7th, 2011

Turkey’s Maturing Foreign Policy

How the Arab Spring Changed the AKP

The AKP’s reaction to this spring’s uprisings in the Middle East seemed haphazard at times. But a closer look reveals that the party was actually learning to balance hard regional interests with its stated values — as all major powers must do.

Mustafa Akyol, a Turkish journalist, explains.

Also see our recommended reading list on Turkish foreign policy.

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