This is an excellent, must-read, article on Turkey’s new Prime Minister and former Foreign Minister, in Foreign Affairs. Check it out!
I agree that Turkey’s need to turn her foreign policy back to towards the West. There is room for Turkey to be a pan-Islam player too. But hard-headed Western political leaders must re-focus Turkey on realpolitik. It’s in Turkey’s interests to be a pivotal part of the Western alliance; with Western support, Turkey gets Western investment, which grows the Turkish economy and improves the lives of the ordinary Turkish people.