Time for an Overture to Turkey

Mending relations with Turkey, and a renewal of negotiations with the Palestinians, are Israel’s real entry tickets back into its neighborhood. The Israel-Turkey relationship does not have to be a love story, but it should be a critical asset in a changing and uncertain regional environment.

The weeks following Israel's election campaign were good for Israeli -Turkish relations, and February 2013 has turned out to be the best month in years for this crucial regional nexus. During the course of the month the media in both countries were flooded with positive reports about cooperation between Israel and Turkey, climaxing in the news that - for the first time since the events of the Mavi...