Category Archives: Turkey – US

Turkey Is Behaving like an Enemy Now

by Michael J. Totten Turkey, along with the American-Turkish relationship, is going so far off the rails so quickly right now that there’s no chance you’re aware of everything that’s going on unless you track it professionally or get Google … Continue reading

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The American Alliance With Turkey Was Built On a Myth

by Steven A. Cook This week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pushed the U.S.-Turkey relationship from bad to worse. On Tuesday, he claimed that “spies” had infiltrated U.S. missions in Turkey and said that Turkey didn’t consider the U.S. ambassador … Continue reading

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Saving NATO from Turkey

by Daniel Pipes Member states must break with Erdogan’s Islamic extremism The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, known as NATO, faces an existential problem. No, it’s not about getting member states to fulfill agreed-upon spending levels on defense. Or finding a … Continue reading

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Trump Repeats Obama’s Mistakes With Turkey

by Eli Lake President Donald Trump’s foreign policy often seems designed to spite his predecessor. Barack Obama’s administration helped negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Trump voided it. Obama urged countries to accept more Syrian refugees. Trump is accepting far fewer. Obama … Continue reading

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Turkey faces a fateful choice

By Frida Ghitis The affronts keep coming, one after the other. With every passing day, Turkey, which professes to be a U.S. ally, is acting more like an enemy than a friend. Washington-Ankara relations are in a deep crisis. And … Continue reading

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The Turkish Love-Hate Relationship with America

by Burak Bekdil   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: About the same proportion of Turks view the US (72%) and ISIS (73%) as a threat to their country. That’s weird. Erdoğan’s generation of Islamists were anti-American largely because of the Arab-Israeli dispute – although … Continue reading

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Draining the swamp of Turkish money and influence

Turkey has mastered the art of buying influence in Washington. It pays expensive consulting contracts to lobbyists for “strategic consulting services in connection with political and public policy issues before the United States Government impacting the Republic of Turkey’s interests.” … Continue reading

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Παρά τις παλλικαριές Ερντογάν, η Τουρκία δεν μπορεί να “ζήσει” χωρίς τις ΗΠΑ, την Ε.Ε. και το ΝΑΤΟ

Του Μάριου Ευρυβιάδη Οι σχέσεις της Άγκυρας και της Ευρωπαϊκης Ένωσης, που τους τελευταίους μήνες φαίνεται να βρίσκονται στα τάρταρα, μπορούν να επανέλθουν σε συνθήκες άμεσης συνεργασίας και παρά τη πρόσφατη δήλωση της Καγκελαρίου Μέρκελ πως η Τουρκία δεν πρόκειται … Continue reading

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Οι καταβολές της ρατσιστικής ΔΔΟ

Στις 28 Φεβρουαρίου 1964 ο Τούρκος Υπ. Εξωτερικών, Feridun Cemal Erkin, διαμήνυσε στο Φόρεϊν Όφις ότι «η Τουρκία και οι Τουρκοκύπριοι είχαν μία πολιτική, μία απαίτηση, γεωγραφικό διαχωρισμό, και οποιαδήποτε υπόδειξη προς τους Τουρκοκύπριους και την Άγκυρα προς το αντίθετο … Continue reading

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Όλοι γνώριζαν, κάνεις δεν απέτρεψε την καταστροφή της Κύπρου: Η απόρρητη ενημέρωση της CIA στον Αμερικανό Πρόεδρο

Του Νίκου Μελέτη* Αποκαλυπτικά στοιχεία για την …στωικότητα με την οποία η Ουάσιγκτον παρακολουθούσε τον τρόπο με τον οποίο η Τουρκία δρομολογούσε την πρώτη εισβολή στην Κύπρο μετά το πραξικόπημα εναντίον του Μακαρίου στις 15 Ιουλίου 1974, αλλά και την … Continue reading

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