Erdogan a threat to US effort to contain Iran

Washington needs to find a way to tone down the Turkish president's assault on the Saudis, which could undermine the push to restrict Iran in Syria, Iraq and Yemen

October 24, 2018 8:09 PM (UTC+8)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds hands with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin after a summit on Syria on April 4. Photo: AFP / Adem Altan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds hands with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin after a summit on Syria on April 4. Photo: AFP / Adem Altan