Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 07/2014

Turkey's Perspectives on Nuclear Weapons and Disarmament

Henri J. Barkey

September 2009

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


Global nuclear disarmament could increase Turkey’s regional and international influence. If Iran achieves its nuclear ambitions and America’s influence is perceived as declining, however, Turkey’s inclination to favor a disarmament agreement may change.