Friday, September 16, 2011

Analysis: Turkey tough talk boosts Mideast stature

Treated to a hero's welcome in Egypt this week and flexing his military muscle in the eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is basking in growing popularity in an Arab world being transformed by revolution and war. After years of being cold-shouldered by the club of European countries it has sought to join, Ankara has been strengthening its role as regional leader while also unleashing invective against Israel -- a move which has rapidly bolstered its standing in the Muslim world.
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