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Set to be a regional leader just two years ago, Turkey is now beset by problems with neighbors and other regional powers. What happened?
This article discusses Middle Eastern attitudes toward democracy and the role that the United States and others play in helping or hindering democratization in the Muslim world.
Negotiating with the various factions in Syria would infuse Turkey with national pride and international prestige.
Turkey and Iran don't see eye to eye on Syria. But their mutual interests in other arenas temper their disagreements.
The Turkish F-4 that Syria shot down was testing Syria's radar.
At this point, President Assad is beginning to seem self-destructive.
Turkey and Syria are no longer BFFs.
September turned out to be nothing short of a political tsunami for Israel's leaders and, consequently, for the United States as well.
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