Turkey’s ‘Opening up to Africa’: A Passing Fad or a Long-Term Strategy?



Turkey’s “Opening up to Africa”: From Idea to Full-Fledged Policy
Bahçecik, Şerif Onur (2021-01-01)
Turkey’s Soft Power in a Comparative Context
Altunışık, Meliha (null, Oxford University Press, 2017-01-01)
This chapter focuses on the soft power of Turkey, comparing its engagements with the states of the South Caucasus (and Central Asia) to the countries of the Middle East. The chapter argues that for Turkey, the use of soft power was a tool to re-establish relations with, and acquire acceptance in, its neighborhood. In the case of the South Caucasus, Turkey attempted to reconnect with a region that it was cut off from for a long time due to the Soviet era and the Cold War. In the Middle East, there was an eff...
Turkey’s transboundary water policy : dominance of the realist paradigm?
Yakar, Funda; Bölükbaşıoğlu, Süha; Department of Middle East Studies (2013)
Water is the most vital natural resource on the earth both for human and other species to survive. However, water is a scarce resource like other natural resources. Along with its essentiality for living things and natural life, water has been a key element for development in recent years. Rapid population growth, industrialization, global warming and climate change exacerbate water scarcity and water related conflicts especially in arid and semi-arid parts of the world. Therefore, water problem increasingl...
Turkey and the European Union in the Middle East: Reconciling or Competing with Each Other?
Kahraman, Sevilay (2011-01-01)
Focusing on the Turkish Middle Eastern foreign policy from the perspective of European Union (EU)-Turkey relations, this paper argues that Turkey's recent activism and attractiveness in the region is attributable to its dual reform and accession process both of which are tied to the EU's anchoring role and leverage over the country. Turkey has self-consciously taken the advantage of its domestic transformation by emulating the EU in its own neighborhood policy. However, to the current stagnation of the acce...
Turkey and the Balkans: bringing the Europeanisation/ De-Europeanisation nexus into question
Alpan, Başak Zeynep; Ozturk, Ahmet Erdi (2022-01-01)
This article is about the main framework and the rationale of the special issue, which deals with Turkey's increasing ethno-religious, pragmatic and complicated involvement and activism in the Balkans since 2002, under the Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi - AKP). The main focus of the Issue is how the intersectionality between domestic and foreign policy has played an important role in Turkey's recent relations with the Balkan countries and how the Europeanization process influences...
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Ş. O. Bahçecik, “Turkey’s ‘Opening up to Africa’: A Passing Fad or a Long-Term Strategy?,” 2009, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/80348.