Source:Carnegie Europe Date:03Apr2019
This is a somber and multi-dimensional analysis of S-400 strife between Turkey and US/NATO. It is a must read for anyone who needs to guess the end game. Turkey will refuse deliver of S-400s, or part ways with NATO. My humble opinion is that Erdogan is not ready to cut loose of NATO.
The controversy surrounding Turkey’s purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system has been brewing for months and may soon be coming to a head. The strategic and technical aspects of the move, as well as its wider regional geopolitical context, have been amply documented. But what would the longer-term military and political implications be of a deployment of Russian S-400s?