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U.S. sees its long alliance with Turkey crumble

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BY LIZ SLY, Washington Post

 

Syria crisis lays bare the fault lines of an increasingly fragile diplomatic relationship

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Erdogan’s Turkey an unreliable ally against jihadists

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Cold truth has been obvious for months —Turkey’s absolutist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not a steadfast and loyal partner in the raging, undeclared war against radical, Islamist, jihadists that America and nations who cherish modernity must wage and win decisively to forge lasting peace.

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Turkey Is Complicit with ISIS and Unfit to Join the EU

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Turkey has finally caved in to American pressure and announced it will allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters to cross over its territory from Iraq to Syria to join the battle against ISIS. But anyone who imagines this grudging concession represents a cooperative move by a Nato ally to help crush the so-called Islamic State would be sadly deluded. Neo-Ottoman Turkey is better disposed towards ISIS than towards the West.

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New Immunity Provisions Cast Doubt on Greece’s Efforts to Fight Corruption

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ATHENS — The omnibus bill, more than 100 pages long and titled “Measures of Support and Growth for the Greek Economy,” won passage here in the middle of the night in March, as Parliament raced to meet a deadline set by Greece’s creditors.