Turkey’s pipedreams and NATO’s nightmares

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  • Turkey’s relationship with NATO is at a nadir.

Following its recent incursion into Syria’s Afrin district against NATO-backed Kurdish forces, Ankara now finds itself at loggerheads with the United States and other NATO…

  • Amelia Meurant-Tompkinson
  • The Strategist

More troubling, Turkey’s offensive wouldn’t have been possible without the help of Russia: the operation required Russian clearance for Turkish warplanes to enter Syria’s airspace, and Ankara would have heeded assurances from…

Ake 1aThen there’s the rapid progress on the controversial deal for Turkey to purchase Russian S‑400 Triumf anti-aircraft weapons systems.

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