|WikiLeaks’ release of US diplomatic cables, needless to say, will have an enormous impact on relations between the United States and the rest of the world.|
| Turkey, like other countries in the region, was affected by the release of documents although President Barack Obama called Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday and told him some of the comments in the cables do not reflect the view of the current US government and that the US-Turkish alliance is vital, Erdoğan’s office said in a statement on its website. However, earlier this month, Erdoğan reacted furiously to claims relayed in a 2004 diplomatic memo.|
Tony Karon is currently a senior editor at Time magazine and an accomplished journalist who has been focusing on the Middle East for many years. I interviewed Karon about the so-called shift in Turkish foreign policy and how Turkey was portrayed in the US documents.
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