May 12 2019 From an American perspective, having a NATO ally buying and operating an advanced Russian defense system is not only a technical liability. It was always going to be a nonstarter for Congress and much of Washington to accept Turkey acquiring this missile defense system from Moscow. But speaking of mountains, apply precisely such an amount of salt to the Bild report, because only on Sunday, Turkey Vice President Fuat Oktay said Turkey 'will never bow to U.