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What course will Turkey now take?

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Submitted by Steve (United States), Jul 22, 2016 at 13:31

Some time ago President Erdogan expressed an interest in joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a rising geo-political and military alliance led by China and Russia. It seems that NATO is no longer a preferred alliance for Turkey. Is NATO in decline?

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Without Erdo─čan, NATO will be stronger.

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