Turkey's Grand Plans for Middle East Primacy

Reuters
December 21, 2019 Topic: Security Region: Middle East Blog Brand: Middle East Watch Tags: TurkeyStrategyErdoganPoliticsMiddle East

Turkey's Grand Plans for Middle East Primacy

Ankara’s grand strategy can be seen as combining military, political and economic initiatives into similar frameworks and having a willingness to use threats to achieve its goals.

Seth J. Frantzman is a Jerusalem-based journalist who holds a Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the executive director of the Middle East Center for Reporting and Analysis and a writing fellow at Middle East Forum. He is the author of After ISIS: America, Iran and the Struggle for the Middle East (forthcoming Gefen Publishing). Follow him on Twitter at @sfrantzman.

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