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5 December 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Does Turkey Really Belong to NATO?

05.12.2015 | 00:00 | Andrei AKULOV

The tensions between Moscow and Ankara are on the rise as a result of downing the Russian Su-24 warplane by Turkish F-16 fighter – an outright provocation pursuing Turkey’s long-term foreign policy goals.   So far, Russia has shown restraint and has avoided escalation by not retaliating militarily. However, the tension has not been diffused. By taking down the Russian aircraft Turkey dragged itself and, potentially, NATO into a very dangerous territory…

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