The U.S. and NATO face serious questions about the wisdom of stationing nuclear weapons in Turkey after commanders at Incirlik air base, which houses potentially as many as 50 B61 thermonuclear weapons, were implicated in the attempted overthrow of President Recep Erdogan. An estimated 180 American-owned B61s are stationed in Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey for tactical use by U.S. and NATO fighter-bombers in the event of a nuclear war with Russia. That logic fell apart ...


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