Category Archives: Turkey – US

Σημασία Κύπρου και Σουέζ στις Eνεργειακές οδούς των ΗΠΑ. Η ΕΝΤΑΞΗ ΤΗΣ Ε.Ε. ΣΤΟ ΝΑΤΟ ΚΑΙ Η ΑΠΑΛΛΑΓΗ ΑΠΟ ΤΟΝ ΑΤΤΙΛΑ

του Δρ. Γιάννου Χαραλαμπίδη Περί τον περασμένο Ιούνιο, ο Υπουργός Εξωτερικών της Βρετανίας, Μπόρις Τζόνσον, σε μια συνομιλία του με τον Πρόεδρο του Ευρωπαϊκού Συμβουλίου, Ντόναλτ Τουσκ, «έριξε» την ιδέα για την ένταξη της Ε.Ε., ως τέτοιας, στο ΝΑΤΟ! Βεβαίως, … Continue reading

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Walking a Thin Rope: The U.S.-Turkey Balancing Act is Becoming Increasingly Untenable

By Jakob Lindgaard Following the arrest of a U.S. consular employee in Istanbul in early October, U.S. representations in Turkey suspended their non-immigrant visa services in the country. Within 24 hours Turkish representations in the United States reciprocated in kind. … Continue reading

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Τα έωλα επιχειρήματα για την Τουρκία: Ο ανερμάτιστος Stavridis και η συμβατική σοφία των ατλαντιστών

Του Μάριου Ευρυβιάδη Για πρώτη φορά μετά την τουρκική εισβολή του 1974 η «ατλαντική Τουρκία» του ΝΑΤΟ, ο «μεγάλος και πιστός σύμμαχος» των ΗΠΑ και του Ισραήλ, υποφέρει από αρνητική δημοσιότητα στην Αμερική. Και επιστρατεύονται όλοι οι πολιτικά και οικονομικά … Continue reading

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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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