Emre Demir is an assistant professor of International Relations at TED University in Ankara, Turkey. His research interests are political economy of knowledge production, East Asian politics, China's political economy and Chinese foreign policy.
Latest posts by Emre Demir
China and Turkey continue to collaborate on their visions for trans-continental integration, though should Ankara's political and military ambitions increase, Beijing might reconsider its role as a reliable BRI partner.
The Middle Corridor, formally known as the Trans-Caspian East-West-Middle Corridor Initiative, reflects Turkey’s dream of building links to China via the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Turkey procured vaccines from China in December 2020, but delivery delays and negative perceptions of China-made vaccines are now making other sources more attractive.