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Turkey Braces for Economic Repercussions After Downing of Russian Jet

The news that a Turkish fighter jet downed a Russian plane Tuesday could signal a further slump in Turkey's already sluggish economy. The country is trying to balance its two-pronged war with Kurdish militants and Islamic State fighters in Syria with rapidly increasing tensions with Russia, the country’s No. 2 trading partner. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned that Turkish companies could lose projects and markets. Such a warning is all too real for Turkey’s...

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