August 19, 2011
Erdogan's Big Fat Turkish Idea
Walter Russell Mead, The American Interest
With the Middle East in flames and news coming faster than governments can react, nothing is more important than to step back from the fray, take a deep breath and get some perspective. Historical perspective. That is particularly true when looking at what historians may consider the most important change in the Middle East recent years: the re-emergence of Turkey as an important regional player.
TAGGED: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey