Erdogan knows US has written him off, so he is not afraid of anyone now - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • mehmet
    • 07.06.10 | 12:19 (IDT)

    All indications point to US no longer supporting Erdogan for a plethora of reasons but the two of the most important reasons are Erdogan's confrontation with Israel and his support of the Iranians and the latest uranium deal. This sets an interesting situation in Turkey we never witnessed before (a right-wing govt no longer supported by US, a govt which is also islamist). My guess is that Erdogan now feels that he has no thing to loose so he can do very dangerous things. He will definitely exploit the Gaza episode for more votes. The key here is Turkish army which always and always obeyed the Americans even after the Iraq cuval episode. I wonder what Americans are thinking now.

    from the article: Turkey's diplomatic offensive against Israel gains Muslim steam
    First published 10:56 07.06.10 | Last updated 10:56 07.06.10
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