Daily Memo: Turkey at the Center of NATO Frictions
France abandoned a NATO mission in the Mediterranean in the wake of an incident with Turkey.
NATO revolves around Turkey. After a seven-month standoff, Turkey finally lifted its veto and allowed the alliance to approve a defense plan for Poland and the Baltic states. Reuters reported in November 2019 that Turkey was blocking the plan in order to pressure its NATO allies to recognize the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, or YPG, […]