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The Clash of IdeologiesMiddle Eastern Politics and American Security$
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Mark L. Haas

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199838424

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838424.001.0001

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Ideologies and Turkish Foreign Policies after the Cold War

Ideologies and Turkish Foreign Policies after the Cold War

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(p.164) Chapter 4 Ideologies and Turkish Foreign Policies after the Cold War
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The Clash of Ideologies
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Mark L. Haas

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838424.003.0004

This chapter demonstrates how ideologies shaped Turkish foreign policies after the Cold War. The chapter makes two main points. First, partisan ideological differences were central to Turkish policymakers’ choices of international allies and enemies. Shared liberal ideological principles were fundamental to many Turkish leaders’ interest in allying with Israel and joining the European Union, just as large ideological differences separating many Turkish policymakers from Islamist Iran resulted in numerous crises. Conversely, Turkish Islamists viewed Iran as an ally and Israel, the EU, and the United States as enemies, and extreme nationalists joined with Islamists in opposing Turkey joining the EU. Second, ideologies created powerful incentives for ideological exportation. Numerous Turkish politicians believed that spreading Turkey’s secular, democratic regime type would significantly increase Turkey’s security. The policies of Kemalists and the Justice and Development Party, as well as the evolution of Turkish-American relations, receive particular attention in the chapter.

Keywords:   ideologies, Turkish-American relations, Iran, Israel, European Union, Justice and Development Party, Kemalists, alliances, ideological exportation

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