Turkey’s Anti-NATO Behavior: A Rising Issue That Concerns Members Of The Organization
NATO or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is one of the strongest organization in the whole world where its 29 state members main purpose is to defend each other from any possibility of the communist Soviet Union taking control of their nation.
As of now, NATO is faced with an issue that has raised a significant concern to all its member states, that is the continued unscrupulous behavior of Turkey that is against the principles of the organization, and some of Turkey’s actions have caused other state leaders decision over other countries to be in question being that Turkey is doing what is not right for them too.
The European Union and NATO are up against the fight of some country establishing states in different countries and claiming ownership, and with Turkey claiming occupancy of Cyprus for almost 1/3 of the country, then it will be more difficult to address such as Turkey being a member of EU and NATO have occupied another member’s territory being Cyprus a member of EU now.
Adding still to the occupancy of Turkey in Cyprus, where Russian President Vladimir Putin for setting up states in other countries not their own, it has become an issue here with Us President Trump as he cannot condemn the regime of Russian President because of what Turkey is doing here too.
There are even allegations about the political leaders of Turkey, with them supporting ISIS in a sense that they are delaying measures to weaken the terrorist organization and they have limited support to airstrikes against ISIS and gives little assistance to those that wants to thwart the group.
Another that is of concern with Turkey today is the authoritarianism in Turkey’s domestic affairs and that even includes the manipulation of media to drive President Erdo?an agenda and there are know people that are against his government and agenda are being captured, arrested or unjustly treated.
In this political regime, such issue is the most controversial one and that is continuously raising great concerns from both the EU and NATO with the considerations of keeping Turkey to be still one of its members or be ousted for reasons that bear the objectives of the organization.
Turkey is one of those noted countries that have been noted to have unscrupulous behavior and further actions are in place as it is imperative that these objectives must and by all means be in connection as well to the values of the organization’s commitment to democracy and human rights, otherwise, it will create a more grave and heightened political issue and crisis and may impede the goals and aspirations of the organization to defend each other.