2 November, 2020
Human Security Centre (HSC) Deputy Director Simon Schofield has had a comment piece on Turkey’s regional policy published in the Jerusalem Post. In the article, he outlines how Ankara’s foreign policy approach – which features a mix of Turkish ethno-nationalism, hard-line Islamism, dreams of restoring elements of the Ottoman empire and conspiracism – represents an ongoing attempt by the country’s leadership to turn the country away from the West.
The full article can be found here.
Image: Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Emmanuel Macron in Istanbul, 2018 (Source: Kremlin.ru via CC BY 4.0)