If the Trump administration is basing its withdrawal from Syria on Erdogan’s promises to replace Washington’s leadership role, which includes protecting the Kurds, it better come up with a new plan.
Six senators, including some of the president’s strongest supporters in the chamber, urged him Thursday to rethink his withdrawal from Syria.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan published an opinion piece in the Washington Post Friday attacking Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not reviewed recordings pertaining to the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, a State Department spokeswoman said Thursday night.
A Turkish court ruled on Friday to release the U.S. evangelical Christian pastor at the center of a bitter diplomatic row between Ankara and Washington, a move that could be the first step toward mending ties between the NATO allies.
Long-imprisoned American pastor Andrew Brunson is set to be released from Turkish prison this month, something the Trump administration has demanded for months.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) ripped the Turkish celebrity chef known as Salt Bae this week for serving Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro while his people starve.