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Turkey: An Inconstant but Important U.S. Ally

Nov 9, 2017 | 22:03 GMT
Washington D.C. and Ankara, Turkey

Washington will take care not to push Ankara too far away.

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Among the United States' allies in the Middle East, few are as important -- or as fickle -- as Turkey. Lately the diplomatic discord between them has been worse than usual. In an effort to ease the tension, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim traveled to Washington on Nov. 7, kicking...

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