Straddling two worlds
April 25, 2013 16:48
A country’s foreign policy, including Turkey’s, is a function of best interests and expediency, not of friendship and loyalty.
Ten days ago I was in Turkey to attend the first leg of the UEFA Champions
League quarter-final between Spain’s Real Madrid against Turkey’s Galatasaray.
This was my second trip to Istanbul, which straddles the Bosporus and
Dardanelles straits.Even though my first visit had taken place just 18
months ago, Istanbul had changed and developed tremendously over this short