Time to Act as Rogue State Turkey Holds U.S. Pastor, Greek Soldiers as Political Prisoners

FILE - Turkish paramilitary police officers escort Greek soldiers Aggelos Mitretodis and Dimitros Kouklatzis in Edirne, Turkey, Friday, March 2, 2018. (DHA_Depo Photos via AP)

The unjust imprisonment of Angelos Mitretodis and Dimitris Kouklatzis, the two Greek officers being held in Turkey since March after being captured during a routine border patrol, represents a major Turkish provocation and serious diplomatic issue forGreece. The situation involving their whereabouts at the time of capture is unclear, with Turkey allegedly stating that they crossed into the Turkish border, but the possibility of a staged kidnapping inside the Greek border being just as likely, in light of the recent …

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