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Rep. Pappas Spearheads Bipartisan Call to Restrict F-16 Sales to Turkey

Newly reelected Greek-American Representative Chris Pappas leads a bipartisan effort in Congress to impose restrictions on the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. Pappas and more than twenty U.S. Representatives are calling on Congress to retain—in the final version...

Biden Supports F-16 Sale to Turkey, Ankara Claims

US President Joe Biden reportedly said that he will continue to support Turkey's F-16 fighter jets purchase at a meeting with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali on Tuesday. Turkish Daily...

Representatives Gus Bilirakis, Chris Pappas Reelected in US Midterms

Greek-American Representatives Gus Bilirakis and Chris Pappas were reelected in the US midterm elections in Florida and New Hampshire, respectively. With almost all votes counted, Republican Bilirakis won 70.5 percent of the vote in Florida's District 12. His opponent, Democrat...

Biden, Trump Vie for Control of Congress in the US Midterm Elections

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump made their last-minute pleas to voters in New York and Florida ahead of the midterm elections on Tuesday. Biden spoke at a rally in New York on Sunday to support Governor Kathy...

Greek-American Hero Skarlatos at Final Stretch for Congress Seat

A Greek-American former army officer who helped tackle a terror attack on a train from Brussels to Paris runs for Congress.

Congress Voices Concern Over Sale of S-400 and F-16 Kits to Turkey

A group of nineteen U.S. lawmakers expressed strong concern about the possible acquisition of a second batch of Russian S-400 missile defense systems by Turkey in a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The group, led by U.S....

Friend or Foe? How US Perceptions of Turkey Have Shifted

US perceptions of Turkey have shifted in the last decade to the extent that analysts and policymakers are openly questioning whether Ankara remains a reliable ally under Erdogan. "I think people in Washington have been questioning the reliability of Turkey...

Congress Votes to Block Sale of F-16 Fighter Jets to Turkey

The US House of Representatives voted to approve a measure that will likely block the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey on Thursday. The measure prohibits the US President from selling or transferring the fighter jets or kits to...

US Congress Approves Measure to Restrict F-16 Sales to Turkey

A newly approved a measure by a US Congressional committee would restrict but not completely prohibit the sale of F-16 fighter jets or F-16 modernization kits to Turkey. The amendment, to be tacked on to the United States' massive military...

Battle for the Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey Heating Up in US Congress

Battle lines are being drawn in the US Congress for the proposed sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey as Greek-American lawmakers are mobilizing to ensure that the Biden administration does not proceed with the sale and the upgrade...