Atlantis wrote:After 100 years of Ataturk's secular Turkey, Erdogan is now taking the country back to fundamentalist republic with neo-Ottoman ambitions. That cannot end well, especially since he cannot stop the decline of the Lira and the Turkish economy. The EU had a narrow escape since EU membership would probably not have tempered Erdogan's imperialist ambitions.
That is interesting and I agree with it.
Only a few years ago Stratfor predicted that three countries would emerge as geopolitically and economically important : Mexico, Poland and Turkey.
What is left of that prediction ?