Turkey's Syria Conundrum
Sinan Ülgen National Interest, August 24, 2012
Turkey and Syria Syria used to be the poster child for Ankara’s “zero problems with neighbors” policy. At the peak of their rapprochement, Turkey and Syria were holding joint cabinet meetings and talking about spearheading a common market in the Middle East. Then the Arab wave of reforms reached Damascus. The relationship turned hostile as the Syrian leadership resisted reforms and engaged in large-scale massacres to subdue the opposition.
More:Turkey's Syria Conundrum - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace