A New Direction for Turkey? Erdogan Rides Wave of Popularity in Muslim World

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan stormed off stage at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, earning him praise throughout the Islamic world. Is Ankara moving away from its Western course in favor of courting Muslim nations?
Palestinian Hamas supporters hold pictures of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a rally in Beirut.

Palestinian Hamas supporters hold pictures of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a rally in Beirut.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan