Middle East – Islam World : Turkey Out; Iran in?


Iranian Power instead of Turkish Model!

Things changed and Turkey’s popularity declining, tainted with tension and, at times, hostility.  And Iran moving slowly but steadily towards an extraordinary status and role in the Middle East. The main logic behind this network of allies lies in Iran’s soft power and its ability to export both revolutionary values and Shiite fraternal connections. Tehran started formulating this role a long time ago, and the deal was just a stepping stone.

Things changed and Turkey’s popularity declining, tainted with tension and, at times, hostility. And Iran moving slowly but steadily towards an extraordinary status and role in the Middle East. The main logic behind this network of allies lies in Iran’s soft power and its ability to export both revolutionary values and Shiite fraternal connections. Tehran started formulating this role a long time ago, and the deal was just a stepping stone.

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