Not Just China and Russia, U.S. Ally Turkey Says ‘Many Are Questioning’ Biden’s Democracy Summit
Tom O'Connor for Newsweek considers the impact of Turkey's omission from the Summit on Turkey/US relations. Turkey was one of the only two NATO members to not receive an invitation, the other being Hungary. Both states have responded negatively to the perceived snub, with Turkey defending the quality of its democracy and Hungary claiming they were not invited due to their close ties with the previous Trump administration. Relations with Turkey are discussed in terms of cooperation on past issues and the other states that were and were not included on the invitee list.