Monthly Archives: October 2013

Turkey is in Trouble: Ankara’s No-Win Syria Strategy

Turkey is in trouble. Absent direct American intervention in Syria – which was never going to take  place – Ankara’s hopes for dealing with spill over in violence from the conflict next door is near hopeless. Moreover, Turkey’s preferred policies … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Missile Defense Decision: Ankara will miss NATO Cueing Capabilities

After more than a decade, Turkey has finally selected a supplier for a long-range air and missile defense system. Turkey first prioritized missile defense in 1997 and began discussions with Israel for the coproduction of the Arrow system. The United States objected … Continue reading

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