Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

The start of the past decade had been anything but promising for Israeli-Turkish ties. Following the deadly Mavi Marmara incident in May 2010, relations between Ankara and Tel Aviv have continued to deteriorate, reaching their nadir in 2018 when Ankara expelled the Israeli ambassador. But with rapid changes in the Middle East amid a fluid geopolitical landscape, Turkey may adapt its position to seek a more flexible policy and new partnerships in the region, including with Israel. How Israeli-Turkish ties reached an impasse On 31 May 2010, Israeli commandos stormed the Mavi Marmara approximatel…

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