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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Postcard from Erdogan's Turkey

And France, among others, agitates to accept Turkey into the EU?


That Turkey that denies the  genocide of the Armenian people  and bullies other countries into the same denial?

That Turkey that has, in Erdogan,  a prime minister  for whom  democracy is nothing more than a bus ride: "Once I get to my stop, I'm getting off", he said, or turkish words to that effect?

That Turkey whose genocidal prime minister puts islam into a nutshell like so:

"The minarets are our bayonets,

the domes our helmets,

the mosques our barracks

and the faithful our army" 


I am not as generous as  this CNN report, who gives Erdogan the benefit of the doubt as to wether his  eyes are wide shut or wide open to what is happening here, in his country:

h/t for this video to Vlad Tepes


“...The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has raised questions over the seizure of chemical material, along with barrels of unidentified cargo, in vehicles which attempted to illegally cross the border from the Turkish side to the Syrian side over the weekend.

“One person has been arrested. Barrels which are suspected to contain chemical material were inside the vehicles. Traffic was from Turkey to Syria..."

“...The fighters are in Turkey to rest, recover and regroup before the next onslaught in Syria, whether to prise the country from Mr. Assad’s grip, or to wage jihad, or both. Four fighters from the Syrian city of Homs sit cross-legged on the floor of their cramped sleeping quarters. On the wall beside them are the flags of the Syrian opposition, Turkey and the black flag of jihad. The men effusively praise Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s prime minister, for what they say is the free passage Ankara has allowed them over the border. ‘Who is our father? Who is our father?’ asks Abu Mahir, a fighter for a group known as the Farouk Brigades. ‘Father Erdogan; we worship him,’ the other men reply,” the Financial Times reported.”

I did ask this question before, and I ask it again:

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