"The president has shown on a range of foreign policy efforts that he thinks of these things primarily in terms of optics and political calculus back home," Hoffman said. "The difference in this case is the Turks really are going to go in."
"Donald Trump is not a Commander-in-Chief. He makes impulsive decisions with no knowledge or deliberation," McGurk said on Twitter.
Donald Trump admitted in 2015 that the towers represent a conflict of interest in his dealings with Turkey.
A former U.S. special envoy to the coalition against ISIS was among many critics of the move, saying that decision to allow Turkey's incursion "guaranteed future bloodshed".
Ankara had the motive to maintain leverage over Saudi Arabia, but needed to row back on its criticism of the murder, says journalist.
Erdogan claimed that Israel is an aggressive, expansionist power and that it is inflicting great injustice on the Palestinian people.
Relations between NATO allies the U.S. and Turkey have been strained by Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft system.
The two leaders visited an air show outside Moscow this week to inspect Russia's most advanced fighter jet.
Turkey's purchase of the Russian anti-aircraft system has opened up a rift with the U.S., which fears the deal could compromise American military secrets.
Translating to "Festival of Breaking the Fast," Eid al-Fitr is a major Islamic holiday. Here is what you need to know about traditions and timings for the celebrations this year.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's political party has succeeded in its bid to nullify the results of the March 31 elections and hold new ones after the political opposition won by a slim margin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met in the Black Sea city of Sochi, Russia, to discuss bringing the Syrian conflict to a close.
"Turkish Government can NOT present any single piece of evidence of my wrongdoing," Kanter responded to the news on Twitter.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, "Trump will not turn back due to this act of terrorism because I have seen his determination to withdraw."
"We destroyed cannabis in this country because of some enemies who were disguised as friends," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
"Nothing can be achieved by threatening Turkey economically," said the country's foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, as the Trump administration warned Ankara against ordering an offensive against Kurdish forces.
The Knicks are scheduled to play the Wizards in London on January 17.
As U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds won a critical battle against ISIS in Syria, President Donald Trump reportedly warned his Turkish counterpart not to attack them.
Already suffering heavy casualties in their fight against ISIS, the U.S.-backed Kurds are bracing for Turkish attacks "within a few days."
Ankara has previously renamed streets in order to make a political point against its rivals.
"We will not obey such sanctions," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that his government saw Washington's move as "violating the global balance."
Turkey gives its first official account of the journalist's disappearance.
Erdogan knows that knows that in the Khashoggi affair, time is very much on his side.
The Turkish government voted to rename the street on which a future U.S. embassy will sit after American civil rights leader Malcolm X.
Pastor Andrew Brunson is detained in Turkey, accused of links to the terror organization behind a failed coup.