TITLE

Turkey Club

AUTHOR(S)
Fattah, Hassan
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;10/11/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 15, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
14608140

 

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