Turkey's Return, Cairo's Concern (Mideast Monitor)


Principal Research Fellow Dr. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman states that for 55 years Egypt dominated regional relations, but with the Flotilla Crisis, the change in status quo can no longer be masked. It is now Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan who is the darling of Arab public opinion, thanks to his adroit blend of populist, Islamist and nationalist themes.