Turkey–United States relations
Two men pleaded guilty on Dec. 21 to felony assault in a street brawl in May near the Turkish embassy in Washington during a visit by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the United States Justice Department said.
Turkey is looking to secure alternative sources of defense equipment as U.S. promised provisions encounter delays, the Turkish Foreign Minister has said.
We do not yet know whether U.S. President Donald Trump's Sept. 21 message - in which he said he had "become close friends" with President Tayyip Erdoğan and relations between the two countries were "at their best level ever" - really is good news for those hoping for an improvement in Turkish-American relations.
Considering the fact Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been emulating the Iranian model for some time, from investing in proxy groups for leverage and regime change to exporting the ruling party’s Islamist ideology overseas, one should not be surprised to find out that a clandestine program to acquire weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) including a nuclear device for deterrence is
Turkey-U.S. relations, which have already been on a rough patch primarily because of Washington's partnership with the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, loaded additional stress on three - possibly four - fronts in only a week's time. First contention point popped when the U.S. Joints Chiefs of Staff Gen.