Fundamentals of Turkey's Foreign Policy

Turkey’s foreign policy has often revolved around the desire of the nation to extend its control and domination over its neighbors and the region it occupies (Migdalovitz 1). This has been the desire of the Turkish nation ever since the reestablishment of a new Turkey in the early 1920s. The geographical position of Turkey between Europe, the Balkan states and the Middle East further underlines some of the advantages it has in effecting its influence over three distinct cultural bases each of which has in the recent decades illustrated their need for Turkey as a gateway to access the other.

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