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Turkey’s Impending Eastern Turn

A.Kadir Yildirim

Turkey’s Impending Eastern Turn.

Turkey’s shift away from the West since the July 15 coup attempt is a deliberate tactic to strengthen the government’s domestic support base and pursue a more aggressive regional role, research scholar A.Kadir Yildirim writes in this op-ed for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: