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If Turkey Wants the F-16, Ankara Must Act Against Iran

In one move, President Joe Biden can stop Turkey’s spiral out of the Western orbit while strengthening U.S. national security with a blow against Iran.

President Joe Biden is uniquely positioned today to end Turkey’s bid to undermine European security and halt its dangerous drift toward Russia and Iran.


  • Daniel Roth
  • The National Interest

Turkey is desperate for U.S.-made F-16 warplanes and modernization kits.

Meanwhile, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s domestic political support is cratering.

Should he survey the landscape, Biden will see that he has an opportunity to accomplish goals that eluded his predecessors.

He can stop Turkey’s spiral out of the…

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