In Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Erdogan eyes Turkey’s ‘place in world order’

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President Tayyip Erdogan’s strong backing for Azerbaijan in the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh has set Turkey apart from other big nations and alarmed NATO allies that are demanding a ceasefire.

But for Erdogan, the resolute stance is a strategic priority and a costly necessity that reinforces his strategy of flexing military muscle abroad to retain support at home.

The president has described Ankara’s support for Azerbaijan as part of Turkey’s quest for its “deserved place in the world order.”

He sees an opportunity to alter the status quo over Nagorno-Karabakh...


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In Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Erdogan eyes Turkey’s ‘place in world order’


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