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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Asia,Defense/Military,Foreign Trade/Investment,Turkey

Provides background information on Turkey, discusses the evolution of U.S.-Turkish economic and political relations, emphasizes the strategic importance of Turkey’s location, the June 2013 protests and their implications, and U.S. policy options relating to mutual security and trade.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists