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‘My dear friend’: Why Trump-Erdoğan ties endure
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‘My dear friend’: Why Trump-Erdoğan ties endure

Published: November 15, 2019  |  5 min read, 946 words
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At almost any other time, a warm White House welcome by an American president to an authoritarian world leader would dominate the news. But falling as it did on the opening day of historic impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump, the visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seemed almost an afterthought. The timing, in fact, may have served President Trump well. He was able to carry out Wednesday’s controversial visit with less public attention than it might otherwise have received. Several hundred chanting protesters crammed Lafayette Park outside the White House, but... READ MORE
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November 15, 2019
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This is an Op Ed, not really much else to say about an opinion piece.
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November 17, 2019
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This is an opinion piece with one-sided quotes chosen to bolster the author's position. Author Linda Feldmann makes it known that she is not a fan of Trump, and I'd say she even exposes a bit of her own naiveté when she and her quoted sources suggest that Trump's "sidling up to authoritarian leaders" and "affinity for strongmen could matter on the margins in next year’s election."
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