Will Turkey Survive

  • 2012
  • Bachelor of Science in Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis

Will Turkey Survive

An Economic Study of the Newest Modern Democracy of the Islamic World
Author:
Keith Filipp
Abstract:

This paper examines how Turkey has transformed from corruption and a failing economy to a thriving powerhouse on its way to becoming the second fastest growing economy in the world. The paper explores the dynamics of geopolitical challenges and how diplomacy, strong leadership, and a fresh democratic mind-set have realized positive economic results in Turkey. The paper goes on to explain how Turkey rekindled old foreign relationships to expand its global reach to other continents such as Africa. Finally, the piece addresses how critical Turkey is to the overall development and stability of the Middle East.