Prof Barkey: CAATSA sanctions on Turkey are much less important than its loss of lucrative F-35 programme
The real damage has already been done by Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems and loss of F-35 fighter jets, Turkey expert Henri Barkey told Ahval's 'Hot Pursuit' on Thursday.
Barkey, the adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses his latest Foreign Policy article, ''Putin Plays Erdogan Like a Fiddle,'' with Ahval's Yavuz Baydar and Ilhan Tanır.
Prof Barkey: ''CAATSA sanctions on Turkey are much less important than its loss of lucrative F-35 programme''
Prof. Barkey: “CAATSA sanctions minor compared to Turkey’s loss of F-35 programme”
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Turkey took a big risk by purchasing S-400s, losing billions in income due to expulsion from F-35 production chain
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There has always been anti-Americanism in Turkey, but never a Turkish government that took the lead calling the U.S. an enemy state
Even during U.S. sanctioning of Turkey in the 1970s, Turkish leaders never called the U.S. an enemy state