When Trump meets Erdogan

By David L. Phillips
Monday, May 15, 2017

David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights, writes in the Boston Globe that Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet Presisdent Trump with a list a untenable demands and go home empty handed.

"Trump and Erdogan will find common ground in their disdain for the media, nationalist views, and political populism. But when it comes to matters of substance, Trump will not accede to Erdogan’s demands. Kow-towing would be a sign of weakness, undermining US interests in Syria and Turkey."

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