New Report on Turkey’s Strategic Goals and the Swedish NATO Process

In the new SFWF-brief “Turkish Quagmire: Why Turkey Blocks Sweden’s Nato Accession”, Halil Karaveli examines the Turkish reluctance to ratify the Swedish NATO application. He argues that the relevance of the upcoming election in Türkiye and Ankara’s wish to buy F16 fighter jets has been overstated. Instead, he argues, the question of US support of the Syrian Kurdish statelet is what is going to decide Türkiye’s position on the Nordic enlargement of NATO. 

Read the brief here⬀