Turkish Geopolitics

Ancient purview

The Ancient Near-East. [Image Author: Dbachmann, Wikimedia Commons]

Modern (post-World War 1) purview

Turkey is in Western Asia (northern Middle East)

Asia. Western Asia is shown in green shade. [Image: Original author unknown. Shown with modification by User: Leftcry, Wikimedia Commons]

The Kurdish Issue

OHAL Region [Image by User: Kermanshahi, Wikimedia Commons]

Oil and Gas


Turkish pipelines as they relate to Europe and Russia [Image of the U.S. Department of Energy, Wikimedia Commons]

Turkey’s major oil and natural gas transit pipelines [Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration (Aug 2015) – Public Domain]



Featured Image: National Flag of the Republic of Turkey [Wikimedia Commons]


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