EI Weekly Listen – Tim Marshall: New Turkey’s old politics

June 11, 2021

As a result of President Erdogan’s embrace of two interlinked geopolitical concepts, ‘Strategic Depth’ and ‘Blue Homeland’, Turkey faces international isolation. Read by Leighton Pugh.

An attendee wears a badge depicting Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's president during the opening ceremony to mark the first day of prayers at the Hagia Sophia mosque. Credit: Kerem Uzel / Bloomberg via Getty Images.
An attendee wears a badge depicting Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's president during the opening ceremony to mark the first day of prayers at the Hagia Sophia mosque. Credit: Kerem Uzel / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

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