Why war clouds loom over Russia and Turkey
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters Saturday in Izmir, Turkey.
By Gwynne Dyer, Opinion regular contributor • February 24, 2020 9:32 am
Turkey has not won a war against Russia since the 1600s, although there have been at least half a dozen of them. You would think that even the most aggressive Turkish leader would try to avoid another one, but you would be wrong.
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