Turkey becoming ‘more of a challenge to US,’ Biden Center director tells Kathimerini

The senior director of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement Michael Carpenter tells Kathimerini in an interview that US-Greece ties are one of the "very few bright spots" in transatlantic relations at the moment.

Carpenter, who served as foreign policy adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, says that President Donald Trump's undermining of America's closest alliances is a tragedy, while also offering his views on relations with Turkey, the latter's demarcation agreement with Libya, Cyprus' role and regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean.

In an article in Foreign Affairs, former vice president Biden criticized President Trump for undermining diplomacy and America's strategic partnerships. Do you share his view?

I very much share that view. I think it's a real tragedy that over the last three years President Trump...

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