“And over the weekend, State and Energy Department officials were quietly reviewing plans for evacuating roughly 50 tactical nuclear weapons that the United States had long stored, under American control, at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, about 250 miles from the Syrian border, according to two American officials.
Those weapons, one senior official said, were now essentially Erdogan’s hostages. To fly them out of Incirlik would be to mark the de facto end of the Turkish-American alliance. To keep them there, though, is to perpetuate a nuclear vulnerability that should have been eliminated years ago.”
This is stupid as shit because 1: That’s not what’s happening. Turkey isn’t messing with those nukes and 2: you can’t hold a fucking nuke hostage. There’s only two options in this scenario. Take the nuke to use or get rid of them.
If Anything Turkey might want to get rid of them before the US decides to false flag itself and bomb the facility.