November 6, 2012

Why Turkey Should Be Tough on Iran

Can Kasapoglu, Jerusalem Post

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A nuclear Iran will be tantamount to the collapse of the over five centuryold balance of power between Turkey and Iran which was first created by the Battle of Chaldiran between the Ottoman and Safavid empires in 1514.

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