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Old 28th May 2018, 12:12
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Originally Posted by Brat View Post
If Turkey’s recent actions are anything to go by they have already committed to buying the Russian missile system despite warning that this might jeopardise the F-35 deal.
If they are that dismissive about valid US/NATO/F-35 Consortium security concerns, then they are simply displaying exactly why they should not be allowed access.
Their attitude in general, when they can't get what they want from the west, is to cuddle up to the east and vice versa. They trade one side off against the other so they don't have to be anyone's poodle. On the F-35 it's the Americans who need to sell them much more, I think (but I admit I'm no expert), than Turkey needs to buy them.
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