Part I: Introduction; A Snapshot; The Argument; Strategic Factors of Influence; Part II: The Historical Trajectory; The Ottoman Experience; The Kemalist Experience; The Cold War Interlude; Turkey Opens to the Middle East; The Reemergence of Islam into Society and Politics; IDP Policies towards the Muslim World; Part III: The Character and Trajectory of Turkey's Relations with Key Regional Players; Turkey and Syria; Turkey and Iraq; Turkey and Iran; Turkish Relations with Israel; Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf; Turkey and Afghanistan; Turkey and Eurasia; The Turks in Europe; Part IV: Pathways of Change; Turkey and the United States; Future Foreign Policy Scenarios; What Can Washington Do?
Graham E. Fuller is currently an independent writer, analyst, lecturer, and consultant on Middle Eastern affairs and an adjunct professor of history at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.
"Timely and lively, Graham Fuller's latest book makes a valuable contribution to the debate about Turkey and its role in the world. Drawing on a range of interviews in Turkey and the region, it reflects on recent events and trends in a way that is not found in other works on Turkish foreign policy. It is an essential read for those looking to understand the new Turkey - and its meaning for others." - Ian Lesser, Woodrow Wilson Center"