Journal of the Association of Arab Universities for Research in Higher Education (مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية (للبحوث في التعليم العالي
This study provided a detailed description to the Turkish maneuvers and interactions with the most important events in the East-Mediterranean, and the way Turkey had played a balanced role between its strategic interests and its political stand toward the most important international issues, taking into consideration its internal front and the ruling party interests. This study tried to understand and unveil the Turkish leadership mind and its ambitions to become a regional power that has the well, power, and influence to enforce its vision and ambition especially in regard to the gas and North Syria. This study came to highlight how effective Turkey were in influencing the international arenas through its moves and influencing the public opinions in those targeted countries in one hand, and through direct and indirect military intervention on the other hand. Turkey has always capitalized on its geostrategic location linking three continents and the importance of the East-Mediterranean geo-economical value and position especially in the maritime, energy supply, and gas routs to Europe. Turkey’s ambition to become a global provider and controller of energy supplies has resulted in different political and military confrontations. This study has also tackled the legal arguments that different parties used in their conflicts over the East-Mediterranean gas. The descriptive and analytical method has been applied in this thesis/study in addition to the published analysis by different parties and applying such on the theories applied.
Al-jariri, Yousef Riad Yousef
"The Turkish role in the Eastern Mediterranean region (2018-2020),"
Journal of the Association of Arab Universities for Research in Higher Education (مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية (للبحوث في التعليم العالي: Vol. 42:
4, Article 12.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaaru_rhe/vol42/iss4/12