Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (Ret.)

Articles by Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (Ret.)

Tony Shaffer: President Trump Is Putting Turkey on Notice

Turkey claims that Donald Trump stabbed them in the back with sanctions, tariffs, and tough talk following the illegitimate arrest of an American pastor. He didn’t. He counter-punched them, and they deserved it.

US President Donald Trump (L) talks to Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) as they arrive for the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, on July 11, 2018. (Photo by Tatyana ZENKOVICH / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read TATYANA ZENKOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)