Europe Must Not Fall Victim to Erdoğan’s Blackmail

„Turkey’s Islamist strongman, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has threatened Europe several times with „sending millions of refugees your way.“ Turkey would apparently like to see more progress in the talks to grant it admission as a full member of the European Union. At the moment, these membership negotiations have stalled. He may also wish for Western support — from the EU, the United States and all of NATO — for his ideal architecture to install Turkey in northwest Syria.“ (…)