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Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

Almost every single US secretary of state has visited Greece since George Marshall in 1948

Mike Pompeo, however, will not only be the first secretary of state to visit Greece twice, but he will also be the first to travel to Souda Bay, site of the largest US military facility in the Eastern Mediterranean.

  • Michael Rubin
  • kathimerini

His visit, coming just weeks after his first visit to Cyprus, is as much about Turkey as it is Greece.

Successive US presidents referred to the relationship between Turkey and the United States as a “special” or “model” partnership.

What made that relationship strong was that warm relations between…

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