After the Elections: Washington's Turkish Dilemma
Publication Date: August 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Ariel Cohen
Keywords: Middle East; AKP; Erdogan; Ankara
The party that leads Turkey's government, the AKP, is not the steadfast U.S. ally that its predecessors often were and threatens to turn Turkey from the U.S. and the West and toward its Islamic neighbors.