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  1. Doomer Doug

    BRKG US Syrian Convoy attacked by Erdogan's Turkish Military 11-3-2019

    OOOPS, The Russian Miltiary Reports that Turkish forces attacked a US military convoy heading towards Iraq. At least you can expect Erdogan to act like Erdogan. :siren: https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/us-forces-syria-attacked-turkey-backed-militants-russian-defense-ministry US Convoy...
  2. Doomer Doug

    WAR TURKEY'S ERDOGAN INVADES NORTHERN SYRIA PART TWO 4-8-2018

    This new thread will be the son of the original one, from January 30th, 2018 called "Syrian Army fires on Advancing Turkish forces." The original thread had nearly 1,700 responses and was hard to deal with. So, this particular thread will deal with all issues related to Turkey invading...
  3. Doomer Doug

    BRKG SYRIAN ARMY FIRES ON ADVANCING TURKISH MILITARY COLUMNS

    Well, this is going to light things up in the Middle East quite nicely. I was wondering how far Erdogan the raving Ottoman Lunatic was going to push into Syria. I was also wondering when Assad junior was going to stop the advancing Turkish military now invading his country. It would look like...
  4. H

    OP-ED The Economist: The future of Islamism - Can political Islam make it in the modern world?

    Hummm...... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21727061-auguries-are-mixed-can-political-islam-make-it-modern-world The future of Islamism Can political Islam make it in the modern world? The auguries are mixed Print edition |...
  5. Melodi

    BRKG Powerful earthquake off Turkish coast triggers a Mediterranean tsunami:

    I mentioned this in the Earthquake Thread in Unexplained but it looks to be more serious than it was first thought BREAKING NEWS - Powerful earthquake off Turkish coast triggers a Mediterranean tsunami: Beachfront hotels are damaged, holidaymakers run for their lives and hospital patients cower...
  6. P

    WAR Turkey Refuses To Grant Germans Access To Incirlik Airbase

    Turkey has prevented German lawmakers from visiting the roughly 250 troops stationed at Incirlik as part of the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State, saying that Berlin needs to improve its attitude first. by Tyler Durden May 30, 2017 12:33 PM...
  7. Melodi

    INTL Angela Merkel says Germany will withdraw all its soldiers from Turkey over refused visit

    Angela Merkel says Germany will withdraw all its soldiers from Turkey over refused visit Lucy Pasha-Robinson @lucypasha an hour ago Berlin will consider removing its soldiers from Turkey after Ankara refused to grant Germany's parliament permission to visit staff serving on a...
  8. H

    ALERT 22 Syria rebels hit by IS chemical attack: Turkey army

    I fully expect the Turks to use this as an excuse for a full invasion..... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/22-syria-rebels-hit-by-is-chemical-attack-turkey-army/ar-AAkOmE8?li=AA4Zpp&ocid=spartandhp 22 Syria rebels hit by IS...
  9. Melodi

    WoT US Orders Family Members Of Istanbul Consulate Employees To Leave

    I wasn't sure if this was War on Terror or simple War, but either way this is not a good sign... http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-29/us-orders-family-members-istanbul-consulate-employees-leave US Orders Family Members Of Istanbul Consulate Employees To Leave Tyler Durden's picture by...
  10. H

    WAR Syria - Turkish troops launch anti-ISIS offensive in northern Syria (8/24/16)

    (I figured this warranted a fresh thread...HC) :dot5: :siren: :dot5: Hummmm...... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/24/middleeast/turkish-troops-isis-syria-operation/ Turkish troops launch anti-ISIS offensive in northern Syria By Euan...
  11. H

    OP-ED Turkey Makes Up With Russia: America Also Needs To End New Cold War With Moscow

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.forbes.com/sites/dougbandow/2016/07/05/turkey-makes-up-with-russia-america-also-needs-to-end-new-cold-war-with-moscow/#46f28778332b Jul 5, 2016 @ 04:00 AM 544 views The Little Black Book of Billionaire Secrets Turkey Makes...
  12. H

    OP-ED Does Erdogan want his own Islamic state? - Al Monitor

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2016/04/turkey-does-erdogan-aim-islamic-state.html Does Erdogan want his own Islamic state? Author Mustafa Akyol Posted April 29, 2016 Comments 42 Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman...
  13. H

    POL Germany Turkey: Merkel allows inquiry into comic's Erdogan insult

    Ask Not For Whom the Bell Tolls/Hate Speech Raids in Germany/Great Britain Started by Medical Mavený, 04-07-2016 07:23 AM http://www.timebomb2000.com/vb/showthread.php?488941-Ask-Not-For-Whom-the-Bell-Tolls-Hate-Speech-Raids-in-Germany-Great-Britain For links see article source..... Posted...
  14. H

    ALERT US: Military, diplomatic families can leave Turkey base area

    I didn't see this posted elsewhere so I'm posting this significant turn of events..... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://wtop.com/politics/2015/09/us-military-diplomatic-families-can-leave-turkey-base-area/ US: Military, diplomatic families can leave Turkey base...
  15. H

    OP-ED Is Turkey Going Nuclear?

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.the-american-interest.com/2015/08/25/is-turkey-going-nuclear/ Published on: August 25, 2015 Dealing with Iran Is Turkey Going Nuclear? Aaron Stein Comments 3 Ankara’s take on the Iran deal isn’t what the superficial...
  16. Lilbitsnana

    INTL From Arab Spring to SUMMER of DISCONTENT

    Things started off in Egypt in Dec 2010/Jan 2011 and the toppling of governments and the term/prase Arab Spring took off. Now, the phrase Summer of Discontent is starting to surface and being repeated where protests have/are taking places in various countries. Egypt is one, and now...Turkey...
  17. sssarawolf

    Wild Toms

    Wild Tom turkeys from last week. [/IMG] [/IMG]
  18. RunningMan

    PLAY Tale of Two Turkeys Named Liberty and Peace

    President pardons turkeys in annual White House traditionBy Justin Sink - 11/23/11 12:36 PM ET Carrying out a presidential tradition that dates back to Abraham Lincoln, President Obama pardoned two turkeys — named Liberty and Peace — on the White House lawn Wednesday morning. "Some of you...
  19. P

    PLAY How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner

    How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner You’ve got less than two days to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. Is the menu set? Do you have a cooking timetable ready? Uh oh. What is it about Thanksgiving that brings out the crazy in everyone? When you distill the holiday to its essence, it’s just another...
  20. Amelia

    INTL Turkey: from secular to Shari'a

    Turkey: Threat to secular state or modernising force? Ruling party awaits the verdict The prospect of successful careers in medicine should have brightened the mood of the four newly qualified doctors. Yet the glow of achievement was overshadowed by foreboding about the future. They feared the...
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