Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government has a vision to revive the ancient Ottoman Empire. Photo: Twitter
With its warships deployed from Libya to Cyprus and boots on the ground from Tripoli to the Syrian province of Idlib, Turkey’s influence across the Eastern Mediterranean is unprecedented in modern times. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s pro-Islamist government sees itself as heir to the Ottoman Empire, realm of the last Islamic Caliphate that controlled much […]
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