Diplomacy and Economy

Can Turkey’s Pivot to Gulf Save Its Flagging Economy?

The rapprochement with UAE and the ongoing rapport with Qatar would be too late, too little for Turkey’s looming economic crisis.

Abdullah Ayasun
6 min readDec 13, 2021

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President Erdogan (L) meets with Qatari Sheikh in Doha during a visit last week. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

In a desperate drive, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a diplomatic charm…

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. 2023 WHCA Scholar. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun