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EuroMeSCo Paper 14 : Turkey and the Arab Spring: Embracing "People's Power"
Written by Gallia Lindenstrauss   

This paper explores the new emphasis on Turkish foreign policy brought about by the Arab Spring and its possible ramifications forTurkey’s relations with external actors.

Gallia Lindenstrauss, Associate Researcher at the Institute for National Security Studies (Israel) includes in this paper a brief background on both Turkish initial reactions to the Arab awakening and Turkish foreign policy under the AKP, the notion of the Turkish model and the impact that the Arab Spring is already having on Turkish relations with various actors in the Middle Eastand beyond.(See the full text in pdf)