11 March 2021
In an opinion piece, Dr James M. Dorsey, a Senior Fellow at RSIS discussed Turkey’s regional ambitions. A Turkish nationalist TV station with close ties to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently aired a map outlining Turkey’s projected sphere of influence in 2050, rustling Russian and Iranian feathers. TGRT, a subsidiary of Ihlas Holding, a media and construction conglomerate that has won major government tenders, used the map to advance a policy that has long constituted the agenda of some of Erdoğan’s closest advisers, he said.
…Dr. James M. Dorsey, a Non-Resident Senior Sssociate at the BESA Center, is a Senior Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and co-director of the University of Würzburg’s Institute for Fan Culture.
RSIS / Online
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