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Paper No. 6153 Dated 26-Jul-2016
By Dr Subhash Kapila
Turkey’s political turbulence evidenced by the attempted military coup in recent weeks in mid-2016 raises grave strategic concerns arising from its crucial geostrategic location astride the junction of Europe and Asia.
Turkey perceptionaly stands besieged today both internally and externally as a result of its domestic politics and its foreign policy deviating from its long established Western-centric policies.