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Editorial: Turkey’s crucial decision

Turkey faces a momentous choice this summer between an unreliable alliance with Russia or continuing membership in NATO with the United States.

  • The Post and Courier

Turkey’s appalling autocratic President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan, having agreed to buy a major Russian weapons system dangerous to NATO interests, unwisely is likely to stick to his chosen path.

Perhaps he has been counting on the crisis being temporary, with only pro-forma complaints from NATO and no real consequences.

If so, he will be disappointed and the consequences will be harsh.

They may even mean the…

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