As results are coming in on the Turkish Referendum that would give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extended constitutional powers, the major cities in Turkey are reporting a lead in the No vote. ” ‘No’ has the lead in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, three major cities in Turkey in #TurkeyReferendum. ‘Yes’ is ahead countrywide,” according to TRTWorld.com on […]
Jim W. Dean – Henry Kamens gives us an interesting analysis on the ever-changing Mr. Erdogan, who has a lot of irons in the fire. Iran and Russia are on the spot with their errant tripartite partner.
Jim W. Dean – The cat is out of the bag on this story, the mention of Gulen being a major US Intelligence asset, and that being just a bit of a hurdle for turning him over to Turkey.
President Erdogan is the worst villain on the world stage today, eclipsing even his friend Bibi Netanyahu in the bad-guy stakes. He is largely responsible for the creation of ISIS and has the blood of millions of innocent people on his hands.
Jim W. Dean – Putin and Erdogan do their dirty dance in Moscow, trumpeting their cooperation on Syria, despite Erdogan having already violated the Tripartite’s published pledge to respect Syria’s sovereign integrity.
Gordon Duff – Russia issued a secret ultimatum to Turkey today. It is very possible that President Trump will only learn of this through VT, so we will be as exacting as possible. Our sources are direct and “high” or “highest.”
Erdogan failed to secure his domestic front before getting sucked into the Syrian civil war.
The Russian envoy to Turkey was wounded after a gunman stormed into a building where the official was attending a Russian photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed. Within an hour or so, we received confirmation that he had sadly died from his wounds.
An Iranian-made drone was involved in the killing of four Turkish soldiers in an air attack on November 24, not a Syrian warplane, said a senior Turkish official on Wednesday.
Erdogan backtracks on Syria goals after call with Putin (and a bit of pushing from VT), says terrorists are only target
Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria does not target any country or individual, and is aimed only at terrorist groups, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. He had earlier stated that Turkey was in Syria to “end the rule of the cruel Assad.” “The aim of the Euphrates Shield Operation [in northern Syria] is not any […]
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the Turkish Army entered Syria to end the rule of President Bashar Assad, whom he accused of terrorism and causing the deaths of thousands.
German police have carried out a large-scale operation targeting Islamists across ten German federal states, the country’s Interior Ministry (Bundesministeriums des Innern) reported on Tuesday. The raids took place in 60 cities, including capital Berlin. According to the German media, police have searched offices and mosques believed to have links to the Islamist missionary network ‘The […]
The looming Mosul liberation battle has raised the hopes of most that the evil D’aesh may soon be militarily defeated in Iraq, bringing an end to what can only be considered one of the darkest eras of Iraq’s modern history – the formation of a Wahhabi state within Iraq. Iraqis of course would be considered […]
Jim W. Dean – Get your brained focused, as this is a challenging read, not because of his writing style, but for his taking us down into the belly of the Ottoman souk, where anything and everything is for sale.
By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today Despite some dissimilarities, the Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan share several similarities. Having lack of political wisdom, both the leaders are wavering between fact […]
Jim W. Dean – Can Dündar is lucky that the shooter was a poor shot and “one” person in the crowd restrained him when he missed with the first two shots, the classic mistake of a nervous shooter jerking the trigger hard, which pulls the shots off to the side.
“There is a need to allow for the Palestinian people to establish an independent Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital, based on the two-state solution,” he told the UN General Assembly
On the sidelines of the G20 summit in China, Turkish President Erdogan told the press it “would not be a problem” to join the United States in its campaign to eradicate Islamic State terrorists firmly established in Raqqa.
Which brings us to our business which is essentially War, Drone assassinations, Regime change and Weapon sales as part of an out-of-control Military/Industrial/Congressional complex all operating under the cloak of American exceptionalism.
Jim W. Dean – Well, the chickens have come home to roost on the CIA backing for the Turkey coup. Ziggy hath spoken. That gives permission for others to do so, which is kind of his job at his current stage in life.
Renowned western and Arab media outlets and journalists confirmed that Russia had warned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of an imminent coup by the army on July 15, a revelation that appeared in an FNA report last month.
TEHRAN (FNA)- President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is preparing to take a high-profile trip to Tehran in a move seen by mainstream Arab media as the official launchpad for kickstarting the Turkey-Iran-Russia coalition on Syria. Erdogan made a half-a-day trip to Russia after the recent coup in Turkey to meet and hold negotiations with Russian President […]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and TASS First Deputy Director-General Mikhail Gusman © TASS Ahead of the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an interview with TASS commented on Moscow-Ankara relations, the military coup attempt, the Kurdish question, Syrian peace settlement and anti-terrorism efforts. – Mr. President, thank you […]
Germany’s Steinmeier – “We are talking with each other like emissaries from two different planets. There is essentially no basis for understanding … no basis for discussions,” the top German diplomat said.
Fethullah Gülen’s group listed as a terrorist organization by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
According to Emirates News Agency (WAM); the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its preparatory meeting and during the 43rd session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers held in the city of Jeddah, adopted a draft resolution listing Fethullah Gülen’s group as a terrorist organization.
According to Turkish media reports, there was a secret NATO structure involved in the attempted coup that took place in Turkey on July 15, German newspaper Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten wrote.
Jim W. Dean – Erdogan is playing the US, NATO and EU like a cat with a mouse with his veiled media threats that he has very damaging information on who supported the coup that he could or could not release.
Did the Zionists promise Erdogan “the kingdoms of the world and their splendor” if he would cooperate in the regime change effort in Syria?
Jim W. Dean – The US is definitely in the cross hairs and the thinly veiled accusations are increasing, with this past week’s Turkish claim of not only CIA but FBI “assistance and training” with some of the coup plotters close to the Gulen group.
When a Saudi newspaper owned by the son of the king attacks Erdogan, it is a symptom of the swiftly deteriorating relationship between Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Furthermore, this deterioration is largely due to the improving relations between Turkey and Iran. This is a significant shift in Middle Easterm politics and will have significant implications, […]