(RIEAS Academic Adviser)
Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 20 October 2017
Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Re-search Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).
It is now an almost universal admission by observers, high and low, that Turkey’s relations with the West are moving south fast. After decades of feeding the myth of Turkey being the “bulwark” of Western interests in the Moslem world, the Western allies discover that Ankara is far less attuned to Western ways but fully committed to authoritarian Moslem religious politics under the sultanic Recep Tayyip Erdogan...Read more