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The main feature or understanding of Turkish foreign policy has been analysed in three dimensions in the article called "Change and Transformation in Turkey's Foreign Policy". The first one the foreign policy is depended on the West in terms of its international system and this dependence beginning with the foundation of the republic is divided into two sub-terms. In the term till the beginning of the Cold War, Turkey was inclined to be closer to the West. During the second term from the beginning of the Cold War up to this date, Turkey has been integrated with the Eastern Bloc and its institutional bodies under the leadership of the EU and has tried to make its domestic and foreign policy be consistent with the EU, NATO, and Europe. In the second dimension, the foreign policy, in terms of the infrastructure of the philosophy and theory of the foreign policy has been adopted to the Western values and principles; in other words, modernization, nation state and hegemony. Within the scope of the third dimension, the foreign policy has given importance on political, ideological and military methods and tools. Turkey's political; military and strategic, economic, social and diplomatic relations have been shaped according to the Westernization targets. In this study, it has been examined whether there is a change and transformation or if so, in what direction the change and transformation is, the position of Turkey in the current international composition and whetheter there is a change and transformation in any if these areas. On the other hand, the latest progress in the foreign policy has also been taken into consideration.