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BREAKING: Turkey Bombs Sites in Syria
Pundit Press ^ | 10/3/2012 | Matthew

Posted on 10/03/2012 12:22:28 PM PDT by therightliveswithus

Escalation. No real detail except this from Reuters:

TURKEY SAYS HAS STRUCK TARGETS IN SYRIA IN RESPONSE TO MORTAR STRIKE ACROSS BORDER - STATEMENT FROM PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE

This came after a Syrian mortar killed five Turks today.

Turkey has contacted the United Nations and the Nato military alliance after Syrian shells killed five people in a Turkish town near the border between the two countries. The shells exploded after being fired into Akcakale from Tall al-Abyad in Syria, where forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad are trying to put down an 18-month-old insurgency.


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: akcakale; alassad; obamafailure; obamaforeignpolicy; oblunder; syria; turkey
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Wow!
1 posted on 10/03/2012 12:22:35 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: therightliveswithus

Hey now..


2 posted on 10/03/2012 12:23:37 PM PDT by ILS21R (The time is nigh.)
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To: therightliveswithus

See if it ends at least for now with this retaliation.


3 posted on 10/03/2012 12:24:07 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: therightliveswithus

Hey it’s Moslem vs. Moslem - my favorite movie. Fire up the popcorn this promises to be entertaining.


4 posted on 10/03/2012 12:24:15 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: C19fan

Unlikely. Assad pledged he would deploy chemical weapons if his country was attacked.

Here we go


5 posted on 10/03/2012 12:25:12 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: therightliveswithus

From al Jazeera:

Turkish armed forces have launched artillery attacks against Syria in response to a Syrian mortar strike, which has killed five members of the same family in southeastern Turkey.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said the attacks, carried out following radar tracking, were within the rules of engagement.


6 posted on 10/03/2012 12:25:12 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: therightliveswithus

Who fired on whom first? Did the “rebels” i.e., al Queda fire them into Turkey? Did the Syrian government fire on al Queda taking refuge in Turkey?

Was this a real event, a provocation, an explosion of goat stew?


7 posted on 10/03/2012 12:25:28 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: therightliveswithus

Looks like Syria is in for a long, bloody civil war that is a proxy war for Iran vs. Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States.

and while they are all pre-occupied, time for Israel to go after Iran’s nuke sites?


8 posted on 10/03/2012 12:26:03 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: circlecity
Hey it’s Moslem vs. Moslem - my favorite movie. Fire up the popcorn this promises to be entertaining.

Is there any way we can provide both sides with more deadly weapons systems?
9 posted on 10/03/2012 12:27:31 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: therightliveswithus

Here we go ........


10 posted on 10/03/2012 12:28:17 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: therightliveswithus
I wonder if Susan Rice the United States spokesperson, made an offical statement for the obama administration on this situation..
11 posted on 10/03/2012 12:28:19 PM PDT by JoanneSD
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To: All

Some islamist will blame the Jews in 3...2...1...


12 posted on 10/03/2012 12:29:10 PM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: therightliveswithus

Who fired the mortars? Syrian forces or terrorist rebels? Or do the Turks really care?

I’m amazed that Hillabeast and Obamabeast haven’t gotten us involved in the fighting yet.


13 posted on 10/03/2012 12:29:18 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: therightliveswithus

It reminds me of the old saying, “Muslims hate Christian’s and Jew’s....almost has much as they hate other Muslims.”


14 posted on 10/03/2012 12:30:54 PM PDT by apillar
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To: circlecity

Yep, let them kill each other and then let the Orthodox Christians come back to their rightful land.


15 posted on 10/03/2012 12:31:33 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: therightliveswithus

Ww1 started because of allegiances. Hope this doesn’t dominoe out of control.


16 posted on 10/03/2012 12:31:43 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: JoanneSD

Susan Rice has mad a statement within the last few minutes.

“The United States condemns actions by both parties against each other, but condemns to an even greater degree, anti-Islamic filmmakers and those who would insult the Prophet Muhammad. There is no excuse for offending a peaceful religion and its millions of followers.”


17 posted on 10/03/2012 12:31:43 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: therightliveswithus

More middle east policy success for Obama and Hillary.


18 posted on 10/03/2012 12:31:53 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: therightliveswithus

Obama failed when the 3 AM phone call came.

Let’s see if he does any better when the 3 PM call comes.


19 posted on 10/03/2012 12:32:14 PM PDT by kidd
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To: F15Eagle

Bad timing for my aunt and uncle to be in Turkey right now.


20 posted on 10/03/2012 12:32:30 PM PDT by MNlurker
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To: ZX12R

Will he use this “crisis” to get out of the debate?


21 posted on 10/03/2012 12:33:11 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Turbo Pig

“Some islamist will blame the Jews in 3...2...1...”

Of course it’s the Jooz. They all had their fans aimed in that direction, as it was a warm day.


22 posted on 10/03/2012 12:33:43 PM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: therightliveswithus
My buddy just went to Turkey after I repeatedly warned him that a 6'8” blond haired white guy can't blend in if the poop hits the fan.
23 posted on 10/03/2012 12:36:43 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: MNlurker
Bad timing for my aunt and uncle to be in Turkey right now.

They should be OK in Turkey, but if they were in Syria I'd really worry.

24 posted on 10/03/2012 12:36:57 PM PDT by AU72
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To: circlecity

Except that Turkey is part of NATO...


25 posted on 10/03/2012 12:38:00 PM PDT by Tea Party Terrorist (Your tattoo looks stupid.)
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To: therightliveswithus

GM is dead. Alqueda is alive and well.


26 posted on 10/03/2012 12:38:22 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: therightliveswithus

When one member of NATO goes to war, we all do. That’s the treaty.

Assad stated that if he feels he is going to lose, he will launch his WMDs into Israel.


27 posted on 10/03/2012 12:40:09 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: circlecity

Be careful what you wish for. The Turks have become a much more militantly jihadist Islam country, as the secular government has been largely defeated at the polls, and the popular sentiment is AGAINST Bashar al-Assad. Turkey is pretty much on the side of the rebel forces in Syria, and their involvement in what has been a largely “civil” war, with the intent of replacing the more secular Bashar with an Iranian-supported puppet. Bashar will fall, much like Mubarak in Egypt and Khaddafi in Libya, leaving a vacuum that shall be quickly filled with a much more virulent and anti-Israel band of thugs.

Iran will not be Israel’s only problem in the Middle East. The cresent from Pakistan to Morocco is almost complete, and is coming together for a pincers action on Israel.

And Israel has been largely abandoned by the Current Regime in the White Hut.


28 posted on 10/03/2012 12:42:35 PM PDT by alloysteel ("You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity".)
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29 posted on 10/03/2012 12:42:40 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: F15Eagle

Too bad “O” doesn’t read Freerepublic, or he’d know about this too!! :)

Maybe next week sometime, he’ll respond!!


30 posted on 10/03/2012 12:45:47 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: SMARTY

Interesting that neither Fox or CNN had this, but UK and Jewish media had it on their front pages right away.


31 posted on 10/03/2012 12:48:37 PM PDT by elpinta (John 17:3)
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To: alloysteel

Agree. Here is how I see it.

The Turks, after the fall of the Ottoman Empire believe Jihad was over, they might as well give up on any dreams of global domination, join NATO, try to join the EU, remain secular etc...

Then, the Third Jihad began. It had already been in the works with Muslims colonizing the Western world and slipping into positions of power, even in the United States. Turkey now sees this Muslim Brotherhood caliphate beginning to form.
Tunisia, Egypt, potentially Syria. The Muslim Brotherhood has been clear that they intend to get rid of the monarchies in the Arabian peninsula. Libya may have a secular government, but apparently the Jihadists can do whatever they wish in that shattered nation.
Turkey sees this and is shaking off the dust from its own Jihad. After all, if a new caliphate is going to be led by anyone, it’s the Turks.
Slowly, internally, Turkey is gearing up to lead the new Ottoman Empire.


32 posted on 10/03/2012 12:51:26 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: ZX12R

Another excuse for gas prices to go up even higher now.


33 posted on 10/03/2012 12:52:01 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: jersey117
Will he use this “crisis” to get out of the debate?

Just what I was thinking. Perfect excuse!
34 posted on 10/03/2012 12:55:48 PM PDT by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: therightliveswithus

just freakin’ peachy...

I knew Odumbass would manage to get a war started

Now the Muslim Brotherhood is bombing NATO targets

And they are NOT EVEN IN CONTROL Of Syria yet


35 posted on 10/03/2012 12:58:24 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: therightliveswithus

Hey, Obammy...
This is how you deal with pukes.


36 posted on 10/03/2012 12:58:46 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: therightliveswithus

I ALWAYS get a warm fuzzy feeling when muzzies kill muzzies!

LLS


37 posted on 10/03/2012 12:59:03 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: SMARTY

Obama will be “campaigning” as the Baracktober Surprise sets in.

Just like when the U.S. Ambassador and 4 others were killed in Libya.

There’s no telling what stunt Obama will pull.

Keep your gas tanks full and your food and water stocked up.


38 posted on 10/03/2012 1:04:43 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: C19fan

So if Syria attacks Turkey, is that considered an attack on NATO?


39 posted on 10/03/2012 1:07:02 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: alloysteel
Turkey is pretty much on the side of the rebel forces in Syria, and their involvement in what has been a largely “civil” war, with the intent of replacing the more secular Bashar with an Iranian-supported puppet.

Huh? Iran supports Bashar, and the rebels loathe Shias and thus Iran.

Grand coalitions/conspiracies are neat, simplyfying, and almost always wrong.

Witness the Soviets and China in the 1960s becoming so hostile they fought a small-scale war, while we mistakenly still bought into the "International Communist Conspiracy" centrally directed from Moscow.

40 posted on 10/03/2012 1:11:29 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: therightliveswithus

Somewhere Obama is meeting with Valerie Jarrett trying to figure out who to apologize to first


41 posted on 10/03/2012 1:12:02 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: therightliveswithus

I think safe to say Bashar Assad never saw Midnight Express the movie


42 posted on 10/03/2012 1:12:02 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: JoanneSD

No biggie, just another bump in the road


43 posted on 10/03/2012 1:12:43 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: circlecity

Watch Bambi say we need to come to the aid of Turkey in order to help da brotherhood


44 posted on 10/03/2012 1:14:03 PM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: RandallFlagg

Well that will be hard to defend when his own ambassador went missing after an attack and he hopped aboard a plane for a fund raiser in Vegas.


45 posted on 10/03/2012 1:16:25 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: therightliveswithus

Here I thought they’d been slacking off. It’s been HOURS since someone in the ME blew something/someone up...


46 posted on 10/03/2012 1:19:04 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Strategerist

“Witness the Soviets and China in the 1960s becoming so hostile they fought a small-scale war, while we mistakenly still bought into the “International Communist Conspiracy” centrally directed from Moscow.”


Anatoliy Golitsyn, a former KGB who defected to the West, said such splits were strategic. Part of an overall “sissors” strategy against the West. While there were real splits within the communist system, the fake ones were the ones that were the most dramatic and public.


47 posted on 10/03/2012 1:22:57 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: therightliveswithus

Thinks this will get him off the golf course? Oh wait, he was practicing for the debate tonight in the very place he told us not to spend our money in.


48 posted on 10/03/2012 1:33:32 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: therightliveswithus

WWJHD?


49 posted on 10/03/2012 1:34:07 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: ZX12R
Another excuse for gas prices to go up even higher now.

Oil is down big today on the news of the Iranian currency crisis.

50 posted on 10/03/2012 1:34:51 PM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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