Turkey’s Nuclear Ambitions

Turkey’s announcement over the summer that it had signed a deal with Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM) — of Hillary Clinton’s Uranium One stardom — to begin building three nuclear power plants in the near future is cause for concern. The $20 billion deal, which has been in the works since 2010, involves the construction in Mersin of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant — Turkey’s first-ever such plant— will be operational in 2023.

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  • How could this go wrong?

    • Drunk by Noon ✓

      It can’t, and if you think otherwise then you are just a big fat racist, and you need to renounce your white thermonuclear privilege, even if you are not white, or thermonuclear.

      • I’ll have you know that I come from a long line of thermonuclear people. 🙂

  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    A nuclear Turkey would be almost as awesome as a nuclear Iran!

  • Hard Little Machine

    Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia an unstable nuclear triangle each supporting their own terrorist armies and Israel in the middle.

  • PaulW

    No worries – they’re a NATO member, after all.