Table of contents
Publication type
The article gives a brief overview of Turkey's contemporary policy and priority interests in Afghanistan since the beginning of military operation of the International Security Assistance Force in 2001. The participation of Turkish troops in the improvement of the security situation in Afghanistan is studied. The activities of the Republic of Turkey on the socio-economic recovery and stabilization of the situation in Afghanistan after the removal of «Taliban» movement regime in October 2001 are examined. The factors that have a major impact on the formation of the Turkish foreign policy in relation to the Afghan conflict are further analyzed. It is noted that one of the main aspects that affect the Turkish position in the Afghan conflict remains active promotion of Turkey's own interests in Central Asia and Africa. The prospects for the development of Ankara's foreign policy strategy in resolving the situation in Afghanistan are estimated.
Turkey, Afghanistan, ISAF, Taliban, Central Asia
Date of publication
Number of purchasers
Readers community rating
0.0 (0 votes)
Cite Download pdf

To download PDF you should sign in

1 https://gamesell.ru/gkey/3018568


Additional sources and materials

1. Turkey’s real crisis // The Economist, 15.05.2001 - http://www.economist.com/node/623158 (accessed 03.01.2017)
2. Kieser Hans-Lukas. Turkey Beyond Nationalism: Towards Post-Nationalist Identities. London: I.B.Tauris, 2006, p. 151.
3. Ganioglu A. How Turkey opened its air space during operation against Afghanistan? // Hurriyet daily news, 23.03.2003 - http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/how-turkey-opened-its-air-space-during-operation-against-afghanistan.aspx?pageID=438&n=how-turkey-opened-its-air-space-during-operation-against-afghanistan-2003-03-23 (accessed 05.01.2017)
4. Colakoglu S., Yegin M. The Future of Afghanistan and Turkey’s Contribution // International Strategic Research Organization (Turkey), September 2014, p. 10, 32.
5. Gur'ev A.A. Turtsiya rasshiryaet svoe prisutstvie v Afganistane // Institut Blizhnego Vostoka (RF), 9.04.2005. (Guryev A.A. Turkey is increasing its presence in Afghanistan // The Near East Institute, M., 2005) (in Russ.) - http://www.iimes.ru/rus/stat/2005/09-04-05.htm (data obrascheniya 06.01.2017)
6. Turkey’s International Security Initiatives and Contributions to NATO and EU Operations // Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Turkey - http://www.mfa.gov.tr/iv-european-security-and-defence-identity_policy-esdip.en.mfa (accessed 05.01.2017)
7. Gurcan M. Turkish military support to Afghanistan rises // Al-monitor, 20.11.2014 - http://www.almonitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/11/turkey-afghanistan-military-presence.html (accessed 08.01.2017)
8. Alieva A.I. Afganskaya strategiya Turtsii: sodejstvie bezopasnosti i razvitiyu // Vestnik MGIMO-Universiteta. 2016, № 2(47), s. 82, 84. (Aliyeva A.I. 2016. Turkey’s Afghan strategy: assistance to security and development // Herald of MGIMO. № 2(47)) (In Russ.)
9. Eksi Muharrem. Turkey’s Increasing Role in Afghanistan // Journal of Global Analysis. Vol. 1. Issue 2, October, p. 144, 145.
10. Karen Kaya. Turkey’s Role in Afghanistan and Afghan Stabilization // Military Review XCIII, no. 4 (The Professional Journal of the US Army), July-August 2013, p. 27.
11. Turkey approves motion to join new NATO mission in Afghanistan // Hurriyet daily news, 07.01.2015 - http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-approves-motion-to-join-new-nato-mission-in-afghanistan-
.aspx?pageID=238&nID=76591&NewsCatID=359 (accessed 07.01.2017)
12. Turkish Ambassador Ismail Aramaz named next NATO SCR in Afghanistan // Khaama Press, 17.11.2015 - http://www.khaama.com/turkish-ambassador-ismail-aramaz-named-next-nato-scr-in-afghanistan-9011 (accessed 10.01.2017)
13. Turkish FM stresses continued support in Afghanistan // Hurriyet daily news, 17.06.2016 - http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-fm-stresses-continued-support-in-afghanistan.aspx?pageID=238&nID=
100605&NewsCatID=510 (accessed 10.01.2017)
14. Kardas Saban. Turkey’s Regional Approach in Afghanistan: A Civilian Power in Action // The report of the Center for Strategic Research (Turkey), April 2013, p. 7.
15. TIKA Faaliyet Raporu 2013. Istanbul: BilturYayin ve Hizmet A.S., 2014, p. 193.
16. What TEhKA did in Afghanistan in 10 years. TIKA - http://www.tika.gov.tr/en/news/what_tika_did_in_afghanistan_in_10_years-15837 (accessed 04.01.2017)
17. Alkan Ozcan S. Turkish Foreign Policy towards Afghanistan: 2009-2010 // Perceptions, Autumn - Winter 2010,vol. XV, No. 3-4, p. 136.
18. Murphy T., Sazak O. Turkey’s Civilian Capacity in post-Conflict Reconstruction // Istanbul Policy Center (Sabanci University), 2012, p. 16.
19. Turkey’s Increasing Role in Afghanistan // Journal of Global Analysis. Vol. 1. Issue 2, October, p. 147.
20. Turkey-Afghanistan Economic and Trade Relations // Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs - http://www.mfa.gov.tr/turkey_s-commercial-and-economic-relations-with-afghanistan.en.mfa (accessed 12.01.2017)
21. Kaya Karen. Turkey’s Role in Afghanistan and Afghan Stabilization // Military Review XCIII, no. 4 (The Professional Journal of the US Army), July-August 2013, p. 24.
22. Hekmatyar Reportedly Hospitalized in Istanbul // TOLOnews, 13.02.2017 - http://www.tolonews.com/afghanistan/hekmatyar-reportedly-hospitalized-istanbul (accessed 21.03.2017)
23. Alessia Chiriatti, Emidio Diodato, Dogan Salih, Donelli Federico, Yilmaz Turkis Bahri. The depth of Turkish geopolitics in the AKP’s foreign policy. From Europe to an extended neighbourhood // University for Foreigners of Perugia,2014, p. 58-59.
24. Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process - http://www.heartofasia-istanbulprocess.af/ (accessed 02.01.2017)
25. Hatipoglu Emre, Palmer Glenn. Contextualizing change in Turkish foreign policy: the promise of the ‘two good’ theory // Cambridge Review of International Affairs. 2016. Vol. 29. Iss. 1, p. 235.
26. Setin Hikmet. 2014: Afganistanin Kritik Yili // Analist. June 2014, p. 59.
27. Turkiyenin Ikili Dis Yardimlari (1992-1996) // T.C.Basbakanlik Devlet Planlama Teskilati. Mart 1998, p. 14.
28. Ekici B., Coban A. Afghan Heroin and Turkey: Ramifications of an International Security Threat // Turkish Studies. Vol. 15. No. 2 (2014), p. 343.
29. Department of Anti-Smuggling and Organized Crime (Turkey). Annual Report, 2012.
30. Turkish Institute of Statistics. Adalet Istatistikleri - http://tuikapp.tuik.gov.tr/girenhukumluapp/girenhukumlu.zul
31. Turkish Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Annual Drug Report 2012. Ankara: KOM Yayinlari, 2012.


No posts found

Write a review