Turkey losing interest in EU - Now following 'pro-Arab Islamist' foreign policy

KR McKay

Well-Known Member
Yes, the source is WND, but, this echoes some things I have heard recently:

Turkey losing interest in EU

Turkey losing interest in EU - Now following 'pro-Arab Islamist' foreign policy

After years of being refused entry into the European Union, Turkey is losing interest and is looking eastward where it has many friends. And it is seeking to reassert the influence it once held in traditionally Turkic countries, according to a report in Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin.

Formally, Ankara remains committed to joining the EU, but the idea of joining has lost much of its appeal after years of rejection and additional European demands to repeatedly prove that it is worthy.

Indeed, Germany and France remain adamantly opposed to Turkey's entrance to the EU. At a recent joint television appearance in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy made clear their opposition to Turkish EU membership.

Turkey, however, has made efforts to develop better relations with Arab states and such other countries as Russia, Syria and Iraq – and even Armenia, a traditional foe.

Arab countries which never were enamored with the post-Ottoman leadership now look with admiration to what is referred to as the "Turkish model."

In addition, Turkey is looking to re-establish its historical influence in the Turkic countries of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
. In this Central Asian region, Turkey sees itself in a peacekeeping role where it either ruled or dominated for centuries.

These developments recently have emerged despite a promise by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan when he assumed office in 2003 that he would lead Turkey into the EU.

The apparent change in course for Turkish foreign policy may be due partially to a new generation of advisers surrounding Erodogan. Turkey's new foreign minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, is one such influential adviser who has outlined what he calls a "multidimensional policy" contrary to what has been practiced.

His predecessors have focused entirely on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Europe and the U.S.

Observers point out that Davutoglu's origins are from what is called Central Anatolia which encompasses most of modern Turkey, the Caucasus and Iran. He is said to be heavily influenced by Islamic thought and has no hesitation in embracing Turkey's past Ottoman empire which included countries over which Turkey seeks to regain influence. Given his eastern education, Davutoglu believes that Turkey should not be so committed only to a western orientation.

Davutoglu's readily approaches countries deemed to be bad guys in the eyes of the U.S. – Syria and Iran, and such groups as Hezbollah and Hamas which the U.S. has labeled as terrorist groups.

Ezekiel 38:1-6
1 Now the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 2 “Son of man, set your face against Gog, of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh,[a] Meshech, and Tubal, and prophesy against him, 3 and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD: “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal. 4 I will turn you around, put hooks into your jaws, and lead you out, with all your army, horses, and horsemen, all splendidly clothed, a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords. 5 Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya[c] are with them, all of them with shield and helmet; 6 Gomer and all its troops; the house of Togarmah from the far north and all its troops—many people are with you.


a. Ezekiel 38:2 Targum, Vulgate, and Aquila read chief prince of (also verse 3).
b. Ezekiel 38:5 Hebrew Cush
c. Ezekiel 38:5 Hebrew Put


open door

Well-Known Member
Aren't they the last big nation to come onboard the Ezek. 38-39 coalition? It's all coming together, just as prophecied 2,500 years ago - in our generation.

Sean Osborne

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Turkey is on its way into Gog/Magog confederation. However, another large part of the confederation has yet to fully commit in an open alliance with Russia and Iran, that would be Cush -Sudan and the Islamic nations of the Horn of Africa. Libya (Put) also stands on the periphery, for the time being at least.


Staff member
Yes, it is awesome to sit and watch the pieces all coming together, the nations lining up just as God said they would! :praise


wildography aka David L. Smith
Looking at a terrain map of the Middle East... and the "probable route" that invading armies of Gog/Magog may take to get to Israel, Turkey figures prominently in strategic movements for Russia to get to Israel (especially considering the fight that Georgia put up last year).

In my thinking, the key pieces are being put into play to initiate Gog/Magog.... I expect for it to happen sooner than later... and it will happen 'suddenly'.