A high-stakes bargaining game is currently in progress over the fate of the US-made F-35 fighter jets and Russian-made S-400 missile systems ordered by Turkey. We are keenly anticipating how this will all end. We are living in different times to the days when decisions in the United States were taken by bureaucrats and competent state officials.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took to Twitter in the early hours of Thursday to hail a "productive meeting" with the leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Israel in Jerusalem.
"Had a productive meeting with leaders from #Israel, #Greece and #Cyprus on key issues in the Eastern Mediterranean," Pompeo tweeted.