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U.S.-Turkey Ties: Better Atmosphere, But Harsher Reality Awaits
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U.S.-Turkey Ties: Better Atmosphere, But Harsher Reality Awaits

Following the recent Biden-Erdoğan summit, Alan Makovsky provides insight into the overall outlook for bilateral relations between Turkey and the United States

The day after the June 14 Biden-Erdoğan summit, one former Turkish official opined, “Before this meeting, I thought that saving US-Turkish relations is Mission Impossible. Now I think it’s only Mission Extremely Difficult.”  That reaction pointed to the result of the summit: a net gain, if only a tentative one, for the Turkish President, when no gain at all had been expected.

The above excerpt was originally published in the Turkey Analyst. Click here to view the full article.

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