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Turkey`s aspiring hydrological hegemony: The impact on the regional political security developments

Turkey`s aspiring hydrological hegemony: The impact on the regional political security developments

By Constantinos Adamides, PhD

Turkey’s geopolitical importance is unquestionable; in the middle of three regional security complexes – the Balkan (sub-complex of the European), the Caucasus (sub-complex of the ex-Soviet region) and the Middle Eastern – it has the capacity to act either as an insulator state when it is advantageous, as with the case of the ongoing tragic refugee crisis, or in a non-insulator and hegemonic manner with the capacity to project its power over its weaker neighbors. One of way of projecting its power is by utilizing its hydrological resources.

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