Recently I sat down for a long chat with Joanne Leon at the Around the Empire podcast to explain in detail the circumstances surrounding the spat between the U.S. and Turkey.

Listen to the whole hour-plus interview here.

For those of you not up on the ins and outs of currency trading we purposefully took time to spell things out in more detail than normal.

For those that think the U.S. will overthrown President Erdogan with this latest regime change attempt this article at Zerohedge should provide you with all the counter-programming you need.

From Erdogan’s lips to the ears of Turks Apple, like many other U.S. companies, need to adjust their lobbying efforts in D.C. to explain to Protectionist Diva Trump himself that sanctions are a two-way street.