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U.S. Senators Appeal to President Biden to Delay F-16 Sale to Turkey

U.S. Senators sent on Thursday a letter to President Biden expressing concern about Turkey’s continued delays around ratifying the NATO accession protocols for Sweden and Finland. The bipartisan initiative led by Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) states that...

Western Leaders Ponder Providing Fighter Jets to Ukraine

Members of the NATO alliance are unsure of whether to send fighter jets to Ukraine. For now, the US and UK have rejected the idea but Poland and France are more receptive. Since the Russian invasion began in February of...

Sweden Should Not Expect Turkey to Back NATO Membership, Erdogan Says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that Sweden should not expect backing from Turkey for its NATO membership bid. The Turkish president made the comments on Monday, following a protest in the Swedish capital which angered Turkish officials. During...

Turkey Calls Off Swedish Defense Minister’s Visit Ahead of Planned Protest

On Saturday, Turkey announced that it had canceled an upcoming visit by the Swedish defense minister due to a demonstration set to take place in front of the Turkish embassy in the Swedish capital. The purpose of the visit was...

Erdogan Threatens Mitsotakis: “Behave smartly or you will see the march of crazy Turks”

Just a day after Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made assurances that Greece "will not go to war with Turkey,” his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan intensified his bellicose rhetoric during a political rally in Istanbul. Erdogan warned Mitsotakis to...

Effigy of Erdogan Hung in Sweden

An effigy of Erdogan, hung in Stockholm on Wednesday, has caused diplomatic problems for Sweden. The country, which has bid to join NATO, now faces the possibility of having their application denied if Turkey refuses to grant their approval. The...

Turkey Raises Demands on NATO Membership Sweden ‘Cannot Meet’

Turkey has raised demands that Sweden, a NATO hopeful, cannot and does not want to meet, said the Swedish Prime Minister on Sunday. Ankara has blocked Sweden and Finland's entry into the Western military since May in an attempt to...

US Adopts Turkey’s Preferred Spelling at Ankara’s Request

The US will start referring to the country Turkey by its preferred variation, Türkiye, the US State Department said on Thursday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced in January of last year that he would change the name of Turkey...

Russian Military Considered Use of Nuclear Weapons

Multiple senior American officials have issued a warning concerning conversations held by senior Russian military leaders over the use of nuclear weapons against Ukraine, increasing concerns in Washington and allied capitals. An official report by The New York Times said...

Russian Church Buys Properties Close to NATO Bases in Norway

Dozens of Norwegian properties are passing one after the other into the hands of the Russian Orthodox Church. The properties are also getting closer and closer to NATO military bases. The Russian Orthodox Church seems to be particularly interested in...