Tag Archives: Turkey-NATO

From Downing of Russian Military Aircraft to the Purchase of Russian S-400s

March 11, 2019 At the beginning of the Syrian conflict Russia and Turkey were on diametrically opposite sides. Russia was supporting the regime, the Turkish government the opposition. Nonetheless, Turkish-Russian relations remained on track. On November 24, 2015 a stunning … Continue reading

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Turkey, European Union and NATO

November 14, 2016 “Turkey’s traditional foreign policy, bitterly criticized by the present Government for having betrayed Turkey’s potential, stood on pillars. Our relations with the United States and the European Union constituted the first two. A third one was our … Continue reading

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Downing of Russian Su-24: The NATO Dimension

Co-authored with Yusuf Buluç (*) December 16, 2015 Downing of Russia’s Su-24 bomber on November 24, 2015 has led to tensions between Ankara and Moscow putting decades-long cooperation in danger. Before the incident, a Russian military delegation headed by Major … Continue reading

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