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Why I’m sick of Turkey

Washington continues to claim Ankara as ‘strategic partner.’ Let’s stop pretending it is.

  • Steven A. Cook
  • Politico

I am already sick of Turkey.

I suspect that many Americans feel this way, about the bird and the country.

Yet a small group of Washington foreign policy hands — at the State Department, at the Pentagon and in congressional offices — continue to make the case for Turkey as a “strategically important” partner to the…

On paper, the country looks good: It sits at the center of many of America’s most pressing foreign policy concerns, it is a member of NATO, it is stable, and…

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