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Can Turkey's 'Soft' Power Work in Syria?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.03.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Neo-Ottomanism and Kemalism are competing ideologies that have driven Turkey's foreign policy for many years. Neo-Ottomanism is focused on promoting 'soft power'- ensuring Turkey is well-placed diplomatically, politically and economically to take on a larger role in the Middle East and beyond.

Erdogan, New Ottomanism and the Middle East

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 08.16.2011 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

As the praises for Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's latest election victory continue to pour in, a big question is emerging regarding Turkey's foreign policy orientation.

Post Turkey: Obama's Challenges and Opportunities in the Muslim World

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

Obama's performance in Turkey was flawless; he met the expectations of his admirers and won approval from many skeptics.