The first event is a surprise for the Turkish cargo train Liberal aid to Gaza by sea on 31-5 last year, despite the state of siege strict blockade of Israel. Tel Aviv's commandos attacked a train of them. This event is open for quick status decline in relations between Turkey with Israel which is the most important allies in the region together.
There followed a continuous escalation of the Turkish side as if to engulf mutual relations, in spite of Israel and the U.S. tried to hook. Most recently, on 6-9 Erdogan declared suspended all trade relations and military cooperation with Israel. Earlier, the Ankara government has fired on the Israeli ambassador. With a series of such actions, Turkey is the Arabs as a banner of anti-Israel and Prime Minister Erdogan was honored as a hero of the Muslim world.
Next is Turkey joining the coalition military campaign to Libya, thus contributing to end Gaddafi regime within six months. Turkey also are leaning toward the opposition in Syria is fighting for ousted President al-Assad Basha'r. Turkey is also one of the most powerful voices in favor of the United Nations Palestine demanded recognition as independent state.
Trip that Prime Minister Erdogan is taking three North African Arab countries is a quick action to confirm Turkey's stance in favor of democratic reforms, anti-authoritarian habits of the familyArab world. Mr Erdogan has been mass Egypt warm welcome as a hero. Many voices in the Arab world such as Turkey's most successful model in the Muslim world early 21st century.
For years, Turkey tried to join the campaign for the European Union (EU). It has a member of NATO, but still skeptical about the Islamic trend of the Justice and Development Party in power.Therefore, the EU expects soon to be admitted can not be realized. These unprecedented changes are made unstable Arab world. Perhaps the authorities in Ankara feel they should go back to the Middle East - Saudi Arabia, but they have many advantages in all aspects, rather than trying to join the European bloc and unfamiliar opponents too much range.
But Mr Erdogan's trip to North Africa met with adverse reactions.Muslim Brotherhood Movement in Egypt because of his discontent publicly dared Erdogan urged the new administration building in Cairo as a secular regime in Turkey. Political circles and media against Tunisia at the beginning when Prime Minister Erdogan from Cairo to Tunis. They said that Mr. Erdogan's trip to show "the opportunity" of the Turkish leadership, wants to turn the result of changing trends in the Arab world to help the Turkish advantage unfurled the banner of "the leader "in the region.
The Turkey emerged in the Middle East - Saudi Arabia, especially opposition supporters in Syria, inevitable response from Iran - Shi'a Muslim countries have spent many decades ofthe build-up forces in this region. One concerns the basis for a new competition between Turkey to Iran, as happened between the Ottoman Empire and the Persian Empire during the historical period before the Western imperialists in the region appear this.
The emergence of Turkey in the Arab region by sacrificing trade relations with Israel is a small potential risk, because how can the U.S. give up the Jewish state. Unknown ambitions of the Turkish government while Erdogan will be the outcome, but this is a new factor makes the Middle East - Saudi Arabia even more unpredictable than ever.