|Out of the Rubble? Turkey’s Post-Quake Diplomacy and Regional Opening
Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak, Dr. Serhat S. Çubukçuoğlu (TRENDS)
Two powerful earthquakes that struck Turkey’s southeast on February 6, 2023, have taken an enormous toll on lives and livelihoods, putting aside the economic and social damage of epic proportions inflicted on the country. Apart from the ensuing chaotic political atmosphere ahead of the general election in May, the tragedy also has implications for foreign policy.