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Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite preacher Fetullah Gulen, the preacher accused of instigating last month's coup attempt. And yet Turkey also reported that the U.S. was backing an anti-Isis incursion by Special Forces into neighboring Syria. When push comes to shove, will Turkey always side with its NATO ally or could relations deteriorate further?

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Emre DEMIR

Editor, Zaman France

Michael PREGENT

Adjunct Fellow, Hudson Institute

Talha KOSE

Research Director, SETA Foundation

Hisyar OZSOY

HDP Parliament Member, Advisor to President Erdogan

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