Turkey: why Erdogan gambled on a pivot to Russia | Curio

Turkey: why Erdogan gambled on a pivot to Russia

14 mins | Aug 21, 2019

Arms deal with Russia could rock US relations and Ankara’s role in Nato - so why the risk? In August 2019, Turkey was looking like the next recipient of Trump's sanction levies. Writing in the Financial Times, Laura Pitel, Aime Williams and Henry Foy, investigate why Turkey gambled on a pivot to Russia and whether it has jeopardised Ankara’s role in Nato and why the risk seems to have paid off - for now.

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From Financial Times