Turkey and the U.S. not seeing eye to eye. Washington may halt preparations to deliver fifth-generation F-35 multirole fighter jets to Turkey if Ankara follows through on a deal to receive Russian S-400 air defense systems, Reuters reported. Turkey hosts an F-35 engine overhaul depot and makes other parts for the aircraft, all of which could be removed from the country. It is unlikely at this point that Turkey will pull out of its deal with Russia on the S-400s, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has turned the issue into a public show of defiance against Washington. That is the real issue here, not the F-35 or the S-400. The U.S.-Turkey relationship is now defined less by a shared strategic view and more by occasional spats like the Pastor Andrew Brunson affair and now the F-35 deal.
Negotiating a Brexit deadline. British Prime Minister Theresa May came out swinging last night in a speech in which she announced that she would be asking the European Union for a three-month ex