Dean Rohrer

Внешняя политика Турции на передовой

ИЕРУСАЛИМ. Несколько месяцев до того, как он стал министром иностранных дел Турции, Ахмет Давутоглу, в то время главный советник премьер-министра Турции Реджепа Тайипа Эрдогана, встретился с группой ученых из Ближнего Востока и экспертами в области политики, в том числе арабами и израильтянами. Со своим академическим образованием и огромной эрудицией, он преуспел в организации (в широком масштабе) новых направлений политики Турции, руководя партией справедливости и развития (ПСР).

К тому времени стало ясно, что для Турции дорога в Европейский союз закрыта, несколько грубо, в основном благодаря комбинированному давлению со стороны Германии и Франции. Но те, кто ожидал исламистского адского огня от Давутоглу, были глубоко разочарованы.

То, что было сказано, было продуманным и тонким разоблачением, что можно редко услышать от политиков: это было содержательно, честно и захватывающе. Кроме того, это было явным отклонением от обыденной внешней политики смирительной рубашки, разработанной Кемалем Ататюрком, который в течение десятилетий подталкивал турецкую дипломатию в прокрустово ложе интегрального национализма стиля 1920-х годов.

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