Even though Arab countries have been mistrustful of Turkey in the past, Erdogan has successfully transformed himself into the leader of the Middle East.
Washington does not want to side with one ally over another, and Turkey has aggressively been pushing the United States to do just that.
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Turkey emerges as Middle East leader
Anyone familiar with the Ottoman Empire? These guys are not trying to move into the future. They are trying to reclaim a very destructive past of major war and murder.