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Turkey’s Cold Wars 13 mars 2013

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German Marshall Fund of the United States, March 13, 2013

Ian Lesser *

Turkey is no stranger to cold wars. Over the past decade, Turkey’s foreign policy has been directed toward breaking its pattern of crisis-prone relations, with some real success in the Balkans, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Middle East. The end of large-scale competition in Eurasia, alongside Turkey’s economic dynamism and expanding regional commerce, created the conditions for a “zero-problems” approach to the neighborhood. But these favorable conditions are disappearing rapidly, and Ankara faces some troubling cold wars, new and old, that will shape the strategic environment and the nature of Turkey’s security partnerships.

* Ian Lesser is Executive Director of the Transatlantic Center, the Brussels office of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, where he also directs foreign and security policy programs across GMF.

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