Turkey needs U.S.-friendly allies. And Israel needs a solid regional front against Iran. Paying a modest 'price' to a needy Erdogan could gain Israel a significant strategic advantage
Nicholas Saidel is the Associate Director of the Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis & Response (ISTAR). Twitter: @nicksaidel
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