Coup in Turkey
Turkey’s turn towards Russia began with the resignation of Ahmet Davutoglu in May 2016 and only strengthened after the failed pro-US coup on July 15th drew the ire of both Russia and Turkey.
Obviously Obama and the CIA have made a serious misstep with the failed coup d’état in Turkey. We all know that they were behind it.
Today in Moscow, the first meeting of the joint Russian-Turkish commission on Syria is to be held. The procedure for regular meetings between representatives of the two countries’ military, diplomatic and intelligence agencies was established by the decision of Putin and Erdogan during their recent meeting in St Petersburg on August 9th.
NATO was established in 1949 to face a specific threat. The end of the Second World War had produced a vacuum in Central and Eastern Europe, much of which was filled by the Soviet Union.