Corpus ID: 130901933

Turkey's Somalia Adventure: the Quest for Soft Power and Regional Recognition

  title={Turkey's Somalia Adventure: the Quest for Soft Power and Regional Recognition},
  author={Matthew Thomas Gullo},
Deconstructing Turkey's Efforts in Somalia
The Republic of Turkey’s diplomatic and development efforts in Somalia are impressive by any standard and Turkey’s involvement in Somalia is assessed to be mutually constitutive for both Turkey andExpand
Emerging Power Liminality in Peacebuilding: Turkey’s Mimicry of the Liberal Peace
ABSTRACT International peacebuilding is no longer dominated by Western actors and their liberal peace framework, neither there is a full-fledged alternative formulated by emerging peacebuildingExpand
Maritime Capacity Building in the Horn of Africa: States of Somalia
Maritime capacity building in the States of Somalia3 remains a relatively recent activity, with few initiatives dating back more than five or six years. In this time, it has undoubtedly had aExpand
Turkey in Africa: Lessons in Political Economy
Turkey’s relatively recent engagement with sub-Saharan Africa has been the subject of debate among scholars and policymakers. Various attempts have been made to answer questions such as “Why Africa?”Expand
Soft Power: The Turkish Effort in Somalia
Abstract : Th is paper discusses the Turkish effort in Africa in general and Somalia in particular. The essence of the paper is that the Turkish effort is unique in that it is designed to establishExpand
Abstract This article examines Turkey’s engagement with Somalia and reviews the responses to Turkish foreign policy by various actors in Somalia. New Turkish foreign policy under Mr. DavutogluExpand
Turkey's Peacebuilding in Somalia: The Limits of Humanitarian Diplomacy
Abstract This study discusses the limits of Turkey's discourse and practice on humanitarian diplomacy with respect to its peacebuilding in Somalia. The Turkish model of humanitarian diplomacyExpand
Economic Relations with the Middle East Under the AKP—Trade, Business Community and Reintegration with Neighboring Zones
This article aims at analyzing Turkey's economic relations with the Middle East during the 2000s. It argues that intensification of Turkey's economic relations with the region is due to the changesExpand


Turkish Foreign Policy: Neo-Ottomanism 2.0 and the Future of Turkey's Relations with the West.
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Somali ambassador Nur Sheikh Hamud Mursal: We regret discovering Turkey very late
  • Today's Zaman. Published April
  • 2012
Somalia: Current Conditions and Prospects for a Lasting Peace [February 18, 2009]
This report discusses the political climate of Somalia, which has undergone extreme unrest for years. The report focuses on events since October 2002, including the formation of the TransitionalExpand
The Possibilities and Limits of Turkey’s Soft Power in the Middle East. Insight
  • 2008
Understanding Somalia and Somaliland: Culture, History, Society
Ioan Lewis details the history and culture of the Somali people, providing a unique window into this little-known culture and its increasingly public predicaments. He provides insight into theExpand
Omar Feisal and Taxta Ismail (2012)
  • Turkish Airlines starts regular flights to Somalia. Reuters News. R
  • 2004
Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics
Joseph Nye coined the term "soft power" in the late 1980s. It is now used frequently-and often incorrectly-by political leaders, editorial writers, and academics around the world. So what is softExpand
The Jamestown Foundation
Theory of International Politics
Therefore, the seeker after the truth is not one who studies the writings of the ancients and, following his natural disposition, puts his trust in them, but rather the one who suspects his faith inExpand