President Erdogan will speak straight after President Trump during the UN General Assembly – it’ll be interesting to observe how their speeches will differ from each other.
“It is a rather confusing time for outside observers to understand what is taking place in the U.S. administration today. In the 20-month period since the inauguration of President Trump, the administration has experienced very rapid turnover in some key positions.”
In “Fear: Trump in the White House,” Bob Woodward claims that White House officials have been trying to protect U.S. interests despite President Trump – including by hiding documents to prevent him from signing them.
While President Trump is generally criticized for his “crude and obnoxious” tone, he perfectly represents U.S. policies with this very tone.
The strained atmosphere between Turkey and the U.S. is not likely to change until Trump stops being a bully.
The foreign policy makers of the Trump administration are damaging the U.S.’ prestige among its allies, leaving the country more isolated than ever.
Whether Trump gets impeached or not, the international community will have to deal with the negative side effects of the impeachment process.
President Trump is not concerned about the interests, expectations and concerns of other states, and it is no surprise that he has declared most of the U.S. partners as enemies.
Following the July 15, 2016, military coup in Turkey, Andrew Brunson – an Evangelical pastor currently under house arrest in Turkey – said: “We were waiting for some events to shake the Turks […], the coup attempt was a shock, many Turks trusted the military as they did in the past […] We will eventually win.”
American pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, who had been jailed in Turkey since December 2016 on terror and espionage charges was released on Wednesday and put under house arrest as his trial continues.