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Is Trump interested in visiting Turkey’s Erdoğan?

Why would he be?  What advantage would the U.S. President Donald Trump and the United States gain from a high level meeting with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan? Frankly, the notion put forward by Mustafa Kartoğlu, the editor-in-chief of pro-government Akşam newspaper, that Trump’s plans are being thwarted by his advisor and the permanent bureaucracy is fanciful at best.  Here is why.

Trump has learned over the last two years that his leader-to-leader negotiations don not always produce the results he desires.  As much as he (and many of his supporters and pro-Trump…

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