- Dec 29, 2015
- Reaction score
- Olympia Wa
- Political Leaning
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan envisioned himself the Sultan of a new Ottoman Empire, but now faces the bleak reality that he is the annoying little brother of the US and Europe who will never get his way.
The move by US and European officials to push Turkey aside may soon result in fracturing the alliance and, at minimum, looks to undermine the effectiveness of the organization’s efforts in Syria and abroad.
NATO?s Collapse: Turkey May Exit Over Refugee Blockade, Arming of Kurds
I would expect Erdogan to threaten to do this, but then again most of his moves recently have been bad moves.I have seen some experts pondering whether Turkey is the next failed state. Yikes, that would really suck.