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Turkey Doesn’t Have the Economic Bite to Back Up Erdogan’s Bark

It’s one thing for Erdogan to make threats and dispatch troops, it’s another to pay for it and provide them with advanced weaponry

Turkey doesn’t have the latter

  • David Rosenberg
  • Haaretz

In the midst of one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s frequent diplomatic dustups, the social theorist Jacques Attali last month warned that Europe faced a threat akin to Hitler.

“If our predecessors had taken the Fuhrer’s speeches seriously from 1933 to 1936, they could have prevented this monster from accumulating the ways and means to do what he had announced,” Attali tweeted.

Although one of the world’s…

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