Obama allowing Turkey to reverse engineer US weaponry
President Obama loves Turkey and its Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan so much that he's decided to let the Turks reverse engineer American weaponry
(Hat Tip: Joshua I
Turkey makes no secret of its desire to bolster its domestic armament industry. And yet President Obama has provided Prime Minister Erdogan with the exact same technology which Turkey now seeks to manufacture. Perhaps it should come as no surprise, then, that Turkey now brags it has reaped billions of dollars during the past few years selling advanced weaponry. It should come as no surprise that Saudi Arabia is Turkey’s best customer.
Providing Turkey with advanced weaponry — Predators, the stealth F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for which Turkey now demands the software codes, or other key platforms — is little different than providing state-of-the-art technology to China. In both cases, the regimes involved will reverse engineer the technology and allow it to be used to kill Americans for both fun and profit.
What could go wrong?
Labels: Barack Hussein Obama, Turkey