Following the July failed military coup in Turkey many Turkish officers posted at NATO now seek asylum in fear of their lives.
NATO cannot do anything to reverse Russia’s gains beyond just matching Russia’s capabilities and trying to close the gap.
What lead to the failed military coup in Turkey and what’s next for Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan?
Following the July 15 failed military coup in Turkey, a turkish helicopter carrying eight soldiers landed in the Greek city of Alexandroupolis.
Moscow’s attack on Ukraine and annexation of Crimea has not only intensified existing feelings of mutual solidarity within Eastern Europe. It has also brought Turkey into the East European game.
Sinan Ülgen on why Turkey has radically shifted its position to one where NATO should essentially increase its presence in the Black Sea.
NATO Defence Ministers agreed that NATO will provide support to assist with the refugee and migrant crisis
NATO entered uncharted territory on Tuesday when one of its members, Turkey, shot down a Russian warplane.
Russia does not want a conflict with Turkey and NATO, and NATO and Turkey certainly do not want a conflict with Russia according to General Philip Breedlove the Commander of NATO’s Supreme Allied Command for Europe and U.S. European Command.
“This is not a new Cold War. But it is a wake-up call”, says NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in an opinion-editorial.
As Turkey shoots down a Russian Su24 fighter jet, NATO finds itself indirectly involved since Turkey is an alliance member.