Turkish President Erdogan has begun a war on Russia backed by the US, including a huge personal cash payoff and the release of Turkey’s first 5 F 35 aircraft.  Acting as a Trump-Netanyahu proxy, despite the fact that superficially Erdogan has opposed the apartheid “peace plan” Israel, the US, and Saudi Arabia and pushing on the Palestinian people, Erdogan is coming back in line with his longtime policy as a supporter of terrorism.

If Russia fails to act strongly, Russian hopes for the Middle East will quickly dissolve. 

Further US threats to crash Turkey’s currency have been used to bring Erdogan back into the fold as a full-time supporter of ISIS and al Qaeda, both operations of western intelligence agencies.

Additionally, Turkey is aiding in the resurgence of ISIS inside Iraq as well.

Trump has promised Erdogan a personal cut from Syrian oil now being delivered through Turkey.  Russia and the US have nearly come to blows of late when US troops have blocked Russian peacekeepers from Northern Syria which threatened deliveries of stolen oil to Erdogan’s Erbil based operating company, both trucking and oil sales, nominally owned by his son and Israeli investors.

This morning, Turkey sent a 200 vehicle column into Syria’s Idlib province, hoping to hold off Russian and Syrian forces who have been retaking this region from the coalition of al Qaeda terrorists and Turkish paid mercenaries who have enslaved the local population for years and have looted everything that could be stolen.

Coordinated with al Qaeda, forces attacked a combined Russian-Syrian unit in West Aleppo that has been securing the region from terrorist forces that have been shelling civilians in Aleppo continually for many months now.

The combined artillery and mortar attack on the Russian-Syrian column was by Turkish Army units and Turkish military dressed as militia, destroying several vehicles and killing 4 Russians and 30 Syrian Arab Army soldiers.

It is clear that Erdogan is daring Russia to confront him.

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  1. Erdogan is a snake. This should have been obvious to Putin way back when Turkey shot down that Russian Su-24 for violating its airspace. To me, it never made any sense that the Russians should sell the S-400 to Turkey.

  2. This ME quagmire morphs on a daily basis. Is Turkey not an existential threat to Israel and purchasing S-400’s from Russia? How can it be aligning with the US to combat Russia, when the US is Israel’s greatest ally? Then, we also have the Turkish-Iranian alliance and the Iranian-Russian-Chinese joint military exercises. How does Turkey expect to align with the US when Iran is is deemed an existential threat to the US & Israel? Is this chaos theory in action?

  3. A Donmeh Snake!
    Erdogan has been playing both sides against the middle for some time.
    He just jumped off the fence and not in a good way.
    Money is always the god with Zionist despots. The Zionist Black Nobility and their vizier Central Banking Cartel are drooling for the profits of war and the ultimate goal of economic and spiritual domination over the inhabitants of Earth.
    Erdogan chose the wrong side and now has a target on his back.

  4. One cannot over emphasize the danger these ‘players’ in the middle east are creating, with all of the shifting alliances, policies, and actions taken. The situation could explode beyond the control of governments, let alone the individuals involved, into something truly unwanted by most of us.