Turkey Club

Fattah, Hassan
October 2004
New Republic;10/11/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 15, p16
Offers a look at international relations between Turkey and Israel as of October 2004. Discussion of the political changes in Turkey following the election of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2002; Report that Erdogan issued a public criticism of the Israeli government; Statement that Erdogan asked the Turkish military not to sign any new deals with Israeli companies; Report that the Israeli national airline, El Al, suspended flights to Turkey; Claim that Erdogan must pacify his core constituency, which consists largely of conservative, religious Turks; Ways in which Turkey's policy agenda has diverged from Israel since the 1990s; Improvement of Turkey's relations with its Kurdish minority; Report that Israel faces greater regional isolation.


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