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No longer the obedient NATO ally, Erdogan floats nuclear option

It's no secret that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees his country as the pre-eminent Muslim power in the Middle East. He regards his vision of political Islam as competing with that of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. He frequently accuses the United States of trying to belittle his country, and ruminates about a "greater Turkey."

NATO accuses Russian jet of conducting 'unsafe' maneuver

A Russian fighter jet acted in an "unsafe manner" during a Tuesday encounter with NATO aircraft, with the Russian jet almost cutting into the flight path of a NATO plane, forcing the alliance jet to maneuver to avoid a dangerous situation, a NATO military official tells CNN.

US formally withdraws from INF treaty with Russia

The United States formally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia Friday, as the US military prepares to test a new non-nuclear mobile-launched cruise missile developed specifically to challenge Moscow in Europe, according to a senior US defense official.

Pentagon to test new missile as US pulls out of nuclear treaty

The United States announced its formal withdrawal from a cold-war era nuclear treaty with Russia Friday as the US military is set to test a new non-nuclear mobile-launched cruise missile developed specifically to challenge Russia in Europe, according to a senior US defense official.