Turkey’s moment? (Part 2)
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The anger of Turkey's foreign minister over the attack on the Gaza flotilla has raised questions over the influence Ankara now has in world affairs. Turkey has long been of great strategic interest to the West as a place to stand and watch developments in the Middle East. Turkey at times seems to have a foot in two worlds: a country of Muslims, yet an ally of Israel. So what does the Israeli raid on a Turkish-flagged ship mean for this diplomatic relationship?