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By Yucel Bozdaglioglu

By utilizing the middle insights of the constructivist strategy in diplomacy, this publication analyzes the overseas coverage habit of Turkey. It argues that all through its sleek background, Turkey's international coverage has been laid low with its Western id created within the years following the conflict of Independence.

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The political and social debate centered on three competing ideologies: Ottomanism, the ideal of the Young Ottomans to unite the different communities in the Empire around the Ottoman throne; (Pan)Islamism, which tried to create solidarity within the Islamic community; and (Pan)Turkism, which sought the union of the Turkic peoples under the Ottoman flag. 53 The other ideological current, Westernism, was a constant in the middle of these ideologies that could be differentiated by their approach to the degree of westernization.

If corporate identity is defined as the constitutive features of the state, then, we should first examine the basic character or the ideological principle of the state as defined in its institutions and how that identity came to define the state’s foreign policy preferences and interests. This is an important contribution to the constructivist project because the systemic constructivist approach does not specify state identity at the domestic level. ”104 Once we define the content of state identity, we can predict who will be regarded as in-group or out-group members by the state.

While before the revolution Iran was one of the most important allies of the West in the region, the Islamic government declared that the most important enemies of Islam and Iran are the West and Western values. In the light of the above argument, one can argue that understanding states’ foreign policy preferences and their choice of alliance partners requires an analysis of corporate identity at the domestic level. If corporate identity is defined as the constitutive features of the state, then, we should first examine the basic character or the ideological principle of the state as defined in its institutions and how that identity came to define the state’s foreign policy preferences and interests.

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