Q.2 The rise of pan-Turkism is bound to have important consequences for Afghanistan, the Caucasus, Central Asia and, more broadly, India’s Eurasian neighbourhood. That is a good reason for India to explore a more purposeful engagement with Turkey. Comment. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/indias-political-divergence-turkism-internationalism-7624600/ In the intro, mention that Turkey has been using regionalism and internationalism for furthering its national interests. In the body, mention Turkey growing significance in the region whether in projecting military power, economic power, projection of soft power through regional initiatives and its ambition for the leadership of the Islamic world. In … Continue reading Q.2 The rise of pan-Turkism is bound to have important consequences for Afghanistan, the Caucasus, Central Asia and, more broadly, India’s Eurasian neighbourhood. That is a good reason for India to explore a more purposeful engagement with Turkey. Comment. (10 Marks)