İstanbul Kültür University

Turkish-Israeli Relations and the Paradigm Shift in the Middle East

GPoT Center, in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung’s Istanbul office and the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies (MITVIM), organized an interactive policy discussion entitled “Turkish-Israeli relations and the Paradigm Shift in the Middle East” with the participation of leading Israeli and Turkish experts on September 13th, 2012.



In the first session of the meeting, Nimrod Goren, Chair of MITVIM, and Ghaida Zoabi, Director of INJAZ, made presentations on how the Arab Spring is seen in Israel, the common interests for Turkey and Israel in the changing region, the growing Israeli interest in mending ties with Turkey and the results of the recent poll conducted by MITVIM on Turkish-Israeli relations. During the second session, Alon Liel and Arik Segal focused on Israel’s policies regarding the recent turmoil in Syria, and the future of Turkish-Israeli relations in light of recent developments in the region.

To read the recent poll conducted by MITVIM on Turkish-Israeli relations, click here.

Media coverage of the event

İsrail’in Suriye korkusu ve Türkiye hayali
September 17, 2012 | Milliyet | Kadri Gürsel

Türk-İsrail ilişkileri aynı noktada
September 15, 2012 | Milliyet | Sami Kohen

Türkiye - İsrail işbirliğine doğru mu?
September 15, 2012 | CNN Türk | Elif Özgen

Türkiye-İsrail ilişkileri: Ufukta çözüm yok
September 14, 2012 | Euronews | Bora Bayraktar

Satır Arası
September 13, 2012 | A Haber | Duygu Leloğlu

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