Trump’s “red carpet for Erdogan is unjustified until he ceases Turkey’s malign activities rather than covering them up”

FDD POLICY BRIEF
Erdogan to visit White House after welcoming Iranian terrorist to Turkey
by Toby Dershowitz
November 12, 2019

President Donald Trump will host Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House tomorrow; the timing of Erdogan’s visit is awkward because his government just hosted an Iranian official implicated in a major terrorist attack. In the absence of concerted pressure from the United States, Erdogan has deepened his ties to a wide range of terrorists and extremists….While President Trump has a warm relationship with Erdogan, Erdogan’s toxicity may not be Teflon-coated – as evidenced by the recent across-the-board condemnation of the Turkish president by Trump supporters in Congressleading evangelicals, and supporters of Trump’s tough Iran policy. READ MORE

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