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    Biden should pursue firmer transactional relationship with Turkey - expert Thursday 28 January 2021

    Biden should pursue firmer transactional relationship with Turkey - expert 

    U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration should pursue a firmer transactional relationship with Turkey to deal with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's unilateral policies, according to Max Hoffman, associate director of National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress (CAP).

    Turkey fears the worst as Biden team takes charge / Yasir YakisTuesday 26 January 2021

    Turkey fears the worst as Biden team takes charge / Yasir Yakis

    The first signs of a gloomy picture between Turkey and the US came from a key person in the new Biden administration last week. Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken on Tuesday said of Turkey: “The idea that a strategic — so-called strategic — partner of ours would actually be in line with one of our biggest strategic competitors in Russia is not acceptable.” He did not stop there. During his Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing, he said that, after assessing the impact of the existing sanctions on Turkey, Washington has to determine whether more pressure is needed.