The New Turkish Republic

The New Turkish Republic:

Turkey as a Pivotal State in the Muslim World

The first in a series of volumes that examine pivotal states in the Muslim world, this timely work explores how, after a long period of isolation, Turkey is becoming a major player in Middle Eastern politics once again.

Praise for The New Turkish Republic: Turkey as a Pivotal State in the Muslim World
by Graham E. Fuller

United States Institute of Peace Press (December 12, 2007)

Available at:
http://www.amazon.com/New-Turkish-Republic-Turkey-Pivotal/dp/1601270194

Review

“Timely and lively, Graham Fuller’s latest book makes a valuable contribution to the debate about Turkey and its role in the world. Drawing on a range of interviews in Turkey and the region, it reflects on recent events and trends in a way that is not found in other works on Turkish foreign policy. It is an essential read for those looking to understand the new Turkey – and its meaning for others.” – Ian Lesser, Woodrow Wilson Center 

December 12, 2007 | Series: Pivotal State Series

“The first in a series of volumes that examine pivotal states in the Muslim world, this timely work explores how, after a long period of isolation, Turkey is becoming a major player in Middle Eastern politics once again. In fact, by acting independently and attempting to reconcile its constitutionally secular form of governance and vibrant traditional culture, it is now for the first time becoming positively viewed by others in the Muslim world as a state worth watching – and maybe even emulating. As a result, Turkey’s dynamic political scene and new search for independence in its foreign policy, however complicating or irritating for the United States today, will nonetheless ultimately serve the best interests of Turkey, the Middle East, and even the West. Drawing heavily on a range of Turkish and Western sources, this multidimensional, lively, and nuanced volume provides an excellent introduction to one of the region’s most fascinating and complex countries and makes a highly valuable contribution to the current debate about Turkey and its place in the world.” 

From Amazon Readers:

I highly recommend it without reservation. ”  Books To Be Read  

You can understand what is Kemalism as well as how AK Parti government came to power in Turkey. Turkoman  

  The similarities and crucial political differences between the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic are addressed very successfully. Vahit Sametoglu  

 “According to my grading scheme this book deserves 5 stars, no less. It is written in simple language and a level most people would comprehend. History, current events, regions, diplomatic tactics, economic actions, political figures, and the general chronological order have been laid out very clearly and unambiguously.” Vahit Sametoglu   

5.0 out of 5 stars A must read book.

“To have a better understanding of current situation of Middle East this book is a must read.”  DUNDAR YILMAZ