In just a few days, As Flynn Case Winds Down, Investigation of Turkish Lobbying Persists and a Turkish businessman are among the indicted. It seems that Ekim Alptekin is a significant person in the eyes of Turkish government apologists as they were quick to denounce the indictment. Some explicitly said it was a matter of (Turkish) national interest, of course, he would do whatever necessary.
Whatever the process, Trump administration quickly moved to appease Turkish leadership: Retreat from Syria – I assume Kurdish guerrillas might be feeling betrayed- again- and Patriot missile sale approval…
The New York Times – ADAM GOLDMAN and MARK MAZZETTI – Dec 17, 7:26 AM
WASHINGTON — Two former business associates of Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, have been indicted as part of a federal investigation into Turkey’s secret 2016 lobbying campaign to pressure the United
The New York Times – Mark Mazzetti – Dec 5, 4:35 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors in Virginia are investigating a secret Turkish lobbying effort that once involved Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser, even as Mr. Flynn’s role in the special counsel’s investigation winds