Turkey-GCC Relations Research Program
The research program aims to explore the emerging strategic relation between the Republic of Turkey and the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. It aims to facilitate cooperation between scholars and practitioners alike in an effort to answer critical questions, further knowledge, and provide credible information on the topic.
Release Date: December 2015
Turkey’s relations with the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have made significant strides in the 21st century. While important antecedents took place in the last quarter of the 20th century, the government that came to power in 2002 developed unprecedented relations with the Gulf states. The report outlines the unique bond that has developed between Turkey and the GCC states through a historical, political, and economic perspective. Click to Download