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Turkey and the Libyan and Syrian Civil Wars

Libyans protest GNC extension, photo via WikipediaBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,548, May 4, 2020
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Turkey under Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is constantly looking for opportunities to enhance its status as a regional superpower and promote its Islamist ideology in the Arab Middle East. Libya is the newest arena in which Erdoğan is trying to capitalize on inter-Arab rivalries, this time in service to his desire to lay claim to gas under the seabed of the Mediterranean.
The so-called “Arab Spring,” which erupted in late 2010, brought several Arab countries to a state of near or in some cases total …read more

Source:: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies


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