South Asia and Beyond

Biden May Not Like Erdogan But He Can’t Let Turkey Slip Away

 Biden May Not Like Erdogan But He Can’t Let Turkey Slip Away
Ties between Turkey and the U.S., strained for many years over multiple issues, got a reprieve when a U.S. court dismissed a case against the Turkish state-owned Halkbank, which was accused of helping Iran evade American sanctions. But the reprieve may be temporary. The recent killing of 13 Turkish nationals by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, and what is seen in Istanbul as Washington's conditional response, has set relations on edge....Read More

Ashwin Ahmad

Traveller, bibliophile and wordsmith with a yen for international relations. A journalist and budding author of short fiction, life is a daily struggle to uncover the latest breaking story while attempting to be Hemingway in the self-same time. Focussed especially on Europe and West Asia, discussing Brexit, the Iran crisis and all matters related is a passion that endures to this day. Believes firmly that life without the written word is a life best not lived. That’s me, Ashwin Ahmad.


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