Researches about Ukraine

Turkey, the US and the S-400: A Counter-Narrative


Regardless of how difficult Erdogan’s Turkey may now be, it is a key state in NATO and must be treated as such.There is a theory that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey purchased the Russian-made S-400 system to protect himself from another coup attempt, not as a capability for the Turkish armed forces more generally. This would align with another – and perhaps equally a conspiracy theory – that argues that the US could turn off the existing air defence protection network around the Turkish president by remote control, thereby allowing the Turkish Air Force to attack Erdogan with its …read more

Source: Royal United Services Institute

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