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Turkish Attempt To Reconcile With Assad Resembles Pulling A Rabbit Out Of A Hat

Turkish Attempt To Reconcile With Assad Resembles Pulling A Rabbit Out Of A Hat

Update: 2022-08-23
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At first glance, there is little that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an Islamist and nationalist, has in common with Dogu Perincek, a maverick socialist, Eurasianist, and militant secularist and Kemalist.

Yet it is Mr. Perincek, a man with a world of contacts in Russia, China, Iran, and Syria whose conspiratorial worldview identifies the United States as the core of all evil, that Mr. Erdogan at times turns to help resolve delicate geopolitical issues.

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Turkish Attempt To Reconcile With Assad Resembles Pulling A Rabbit Out Of A Hat

Turkish Attempt To Reconcile With Assad Resembles Pulling A Rabbit Out Of A Hat

James M. Dorsey