Turkey: Neither Enemy Nor Ally

Source:Commentary Magazine Date:28Apr2017

Turkey’s raids on PKK and YPG outposts in Iraq and Syria, which in our view are defensive and legitimate, are causing new rifts with U.S. and Russia.  Some claim Ankara is using these raids to force both Powers to listen to its concerns vis-à-vis its neighbors. Russia has already expressed its dissatisfaction. According to TIME magazine Turko-American relationship is “about to spiral out of control”. The following article   questions whether Turkey is still an American ally.