In Turkey between the United States and Russia: Surfing on the Edge, Çetinoğlu Harunoğlu, Sever, and Erşen aim to bridge the gap in the literature by discussing Turkish foreign policy toward Russia and the United States (US) at the same time; to reveal the components of the change and continuity of Turkey’s relations with the US and Russia throughout history; to comprehend and demonstrate Turkey’s stance in this triangle; and to shed light on the presentday discussions on the shift of axis in Turkish foreign policy. The research question of this study is whether the Turkish motivation behind the maneuvers to balance relations with the US and Russia has considerably changed or not during the post-Cold War period.
Turkey, United States, Russia, Foreign Policy, Cold War, Post-Cold War
Doğuş Sönmez, “Nur Çetinoğlu Harunoğlu, Ayşegül Sever, and Emre Erşen, Turkey between the United States and Russia: Surfing on the Edge (Lexington Books, 2021)”, Uluslararasi Iliskiler, Advanced Online Publication, 7 July 2023, pp. 1-3.
- Doğuş Sönmez, Research Assistant, Department of International Relations, Kadir Has University, İstanbul.