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Biden makes NATO look weak with arms sales to Turkey

Ignoring Erdogan's regional warmongering and abuse of human rights

President Biden reversed course last week, backing the sale of upgraded F-16 fighter jets to Turkey.

  • David L. Phillips
  • The Washington Times

U.S. officials reject allegations that Mr. Biden’s decision was a reward to Turkey for lifting its veto of NATO membership for Sweden and Finland.

Why did Mr. Biden suddenly agree to transfer F-16s after meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan?

Was there a deal?

Turning a blind eye to Turkey’s human rights abuses and warmongering undermines U.S. leadership and moral authority.

The sale of F-16s still requires congressional approval.

Announcing his support for the…

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