Daily Archives: May 15, 2017

Erdogan visits Trump, amid much friction between US, Turkey – Washington Post

May 15, 2017
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Washington Post Erdogan visits Trump, amid much friction between US, TurkeyWashington PostWASHINGTON — The United States is on a collision course with its NATO ally Turkey, pushing ahead with arming Syrian Kurds after deciding the immediate objective of defeating Islamic State militants outweighs the potential damage to a partnership vital …In Turkey, new demands to…

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US-Turkish relations deeply strained ahead of Erdogan’s visit to White House – Washington Post

May 15, 2017
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Washington Post US-Turkish relations deeply strained ahead of Erdogan’s visit to White HouseWashington PostBarely two months ago, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was one of President Trump’s biggest fans. Fed up with what he saw as the Obama administration’s wishy-washy Syria policy, its unwise alliance with Kurdish “terrorists” and its failure to …Erdogan sees ‘new beginning’…

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