The Efraim Elrom Affair and Israel-Turkey Relations

Efrat E. Aviv

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In light of Turkey's changing policy prior to the Erim government, which followed the second Turkish military coup d'état, Israeli Consul General, Efraim Elrom, was kidnapped and then murdered. This essay examines Turkey-Israel relations during and after the murder and observes any changes in the countries' stance toward each other whilst dealing with the Elrom Affair. The essay is based on unexamined primary sources from the Israeli National Archives and State Department.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)750-769
Number of pages20
JournalMiddle Eastern Studies
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2013


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