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In presidential face-off, Erdogan conquers Trump

Coming after Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, many among both Turks and Americans wondered why President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had bothered to make the trip to Washington at a time when the mood was so decidedly anti-Turkish. What could he achieve? The timing was also inauspicious as it coincided with the beginning of the public phase of President Donald Trump’s […]