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.

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

Abdullah Ayasun


New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun