It looks like the F-35/S-400 “arm wrestling” between the US and Turkey has come to a point where alliance and friendship are being tested over NATO. The US benefits from being the driving force behind NATO while Turkey has the advantage of being the only power on Russia’s route to the Mediterranean.
While the tension between the two countries are building up, the US is threatening Turkey in both military and trade. Articles suggesting that Turkey might prefer the Su-57 instead of the F-35 are in the press.
In this study which was prepared in consideration with the military and international strategic benefits and goals of Turkey, Russia and the US, I gathered all possible ideas and wrote about what has been and has not been talked, the possibilities, the misunderstood and the overlooked.
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