A Post-2014 Vision for Turkey-Africa Relations

Author
Mehmet Özkan
Content Type
Journal Article
Journal
Insight Turkey
Volume
16
Issue Number
4
Publication Date
Fall 2014
Institution
SETA Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research
Abstract
Turkey's foreign policy in Africa has achieved more than what initially has been planned as Opening to Africa in the last decade. A new post-2014 vision for Africa is necessity for variety of reasons including the tiredness among some segments of society and some state institutions. This article outlines the challenges fort his vision and put forward some ideas for the future of Turkey-Africa relations. The underlying point is that time has come for partnership with other actor in Africa to deepen further the relations.
Topic
Foreign Policy
Political Geography
Africa, Turkey