The rise of Turks forthe fight against terrorism has been changing the outlook and the reputation of Turkey worldwide. Military activities and alliances with Russians and Iranians in the Middle East has started to change the global dynamics. One of the main ingredients in the global balance is energy as it is well known. Turkey’s military presence in the Middle East means a definite power shift among world’s developed countries. However, it makes a great sense to mention what future might hold for Turkey in current global dynamics, where slight power shifts occur.
Understanding the importance of energy and energy resources in the region, where Turkey have gotten heavy responsibilities either militarily or economically will re-open up new Turkish era over Muslim world. History of Turkish influenced regions lights up how high importance of Turks have over the Islamic world. By any means, Turkey must use its reputation within Turkish Civilization Geography or wherever can be accepted as being of Turkish heritage.
Knowing that almost half of the world’s hydrocarbon reserves are situated in Turkish Civilization Geography, Turkey’s most important game changer has to be “Energy” indeed. Turks have to achieve certain goals to become a supreme power in energy world. Uniting Turkic and Islamic world under the roof of energy is to bring success. It is important to analyze Turkey’s energy related capabilities and create a well-designed path by great energy strategies along with its military activities in the Middle East and soon to be in the regions of Turkish heritage.