Turkey’s Slow-Cooking Crisis With Its Allies Is Coming to a Boil

Source:Defense One Date:23Jun2018

This article makes fascinating claims: As reported in the media, Turkey and the U.S. have been negotiating since early spring for a new deal that would have Turkey walk away from its S-400 deal with Russia in exchange for U.S.-made Patriots. Though the plans are far from finalized, the officials foresee a scenario where Turkey would cancel its existing contract, forfeit the undisclosed amount it paid Russia as a down payment, and receive four Patriot batteries instead.