Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 6- Issue 23) / studies
A review of Turkey’s regional project
Over the last few years, Turkey has crystallized an initiative foreign policy in the region, in contrast to its self-centered foreign policy since the founding of the Republic of Turkey in 1923. There has recently become a regional Turkish project whose general features can be seen through monitoring the roles that Ankara is currently playing in a number of countries, most notably Syria, Iraq and Libya.
This paper addresses the variables of Turkish foreign policy in recent years, Turkey’s regional role in various issues and countries, its impact on many of them. It also addresses the most important features of Turkey’s regional project, and its status among regional axes and alignments.