Category Archives: NATO

Turkey’s Nuclear Timeline

Turkey has a long history with nuclear energy and nuclear weapons. However, the history is not widely discussed, nor is it widely reported on in the Turkish press. Thus, I thought I would make an easy to follow timeline for … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Role in Bringing about a Region Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Apologies for neglecting the blog for the past couple of days, I have been at a conference discussing ways to help expedite the discussions for a zone banning weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East. Efforts to bring this … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Future (American) Nuclear Weapon

If everything goes to plan, Turkey will receive the United States’ newest nuclear weapon in 2019. Turkey currently hosts between 60 and 70 B61 gravity bombs at Incirlik air force base. During the Cold War, Turkish aircraft were on full … Continue reading

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2025: Turkey’s Looming Nuclear Weapons Deadline

Turkey has hosted American nuclear weapons on its territory since 1961. The weapons are slated for use by both the American and Turkish air force. If the order were given by the Supreme Allied Commander of Europe (SACEUR), American and … Continue reading

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