Erdoğan’s Threat to Spoil NATO’s Nordic Welcome Party is a Desperate Shot in the Dark

  The outbreak of the so-called Arab Spring about a decade ago decisively put an end to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s neo-Ottomanist ambitions to revive the country’s imperial past by becoming the benevolent leader of the region. Since then, the Turkish government has pursued a largely transactional diplomacy in its foreign relations, whereby it […]