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Member states must break with Erdogan’s Islamic extremism

Daniel Pipes
(President of the Middle East Forum)

Copyright: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/oct/16/nato-must-be-saved-from-turkey/ Monday, October 16, 2017


The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, known as NATO, faces an existential problem.

No, it’s not about getting member states to fulfill agreed-upon spending levels on defense. Or finding a role after the Soviet collapse. Or standing up to Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Rather, it’s about Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Islamist, dictatorial ruler of Turkey whose policies threaten to undermine this unique alliance of 29 states that has lasted nearly 70 years. Read more


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