The Guardian: Strongman Erdogan’s “Meddling” in Libya Likely to Continue – Al Marsad

An article published by The Guardian outlining how 12 leaders, including those of the United States, Germany, France, China and Turkey, would deal with key issues in 2021 said that Erdogan was likely to continue “meddling in Libya”.

(Libya, 2 January 2020) – The feature was published by the British newspaper The Guardian newspaper touched on the future of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will celebrate this February his 67th birthday and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the country’s ruling Islamist party which he leads, the Justice and Development Party (AKP).

The article described Erdogan as the archetypal elected “strongman” and that he was the focus of the struggle of reform and pro-democracy forces who oppose his  aggressive foreign policy, particularly in Libya, which aims to stir up national and national sentiments and divert attention from domestic problems.

The article predicted continued Turkish “meddling” in Libya but that the coming o Joe Biden’s administration may encourage Erdogan to reform his relations with the EU, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

© AlMarsad English (2021)