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The Crete Mirage : Why Rapprochement with Turkey May be a Long Way Off

After years of disagreement about Turkey’s purchase of a Russian-made S-400 air and missile system, Ankara has suggested that it could adopt the...

The S-300 was slated for deployment in Cyprus, but Turkish threats to bomb the system resulted in a flurry of diplomatic activity that led to the system’s move to Crete, eventual…

  • Aaron Stein
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute

Ankara’s proposal would presumably not lead to the deployment of the S-400 outside of its national borders, but it would mimic the selective use of certain S-400 radars and the…

For the United States, the proposal has little technical value, given its familiarity with the…

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