While Turkey's strategic geographic location elevates it
regionally and internationally, its position at the intersection
point of so many worlds generates questions among some of
its 70 million citizens about who they are.
In the farming village of Yatir in southeastern Turkey,
little has changed over time. Rural areas, especially in
the East, are some of the poorest parts of the country.
A pilot project is aiming to bring more economic opportunities.
After decades of intermittent negotiations, the divided
island Cyprus appears to be in its best position yet to
reach an agreement on a reunification plan. Hugh Pope of
the International Crisis Group explains.