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Turkey's Importance to US Interests in Middleeast

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1. Why is Turkey important to US interests in the Middle East?

2. What did Turkey do during the Gulf War that severely strained its relations with the US and how did that hurt Turkey economically?

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Turkey has a strategic geographical location of the country as near both Iraq and Iran. Also, the country has maintained a democracy and movement toward Western ideals for decades. However, ...

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This solution discusses Turkey's importance to US interest in the Middle East.