Erdogan’s Weak Hand in the Western Balkans

December 5, 2023 Topic: Turkey Region: The Balkans Tags: TurkeyErdoganThe BalkansBosniaAlbaniaKosovo

Erdogan’s Weak Hand in the Western Balkans

Despite its apparent “Neo-Ottoman” foreign policy, Turkey has largely neglected its Balkan periphery.

This article appeared in a longer form in a New Lines Institute Report entitled “Limitations of Turkey’s Western Balkans Policy Since Erdogan’s Reelection.

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