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American, 19, Among Gaza Flotilla Dead (American in name only)
ABCNews.com ^ | ZOE MAGEE

Posted on 06/03/2010 7:44:09 AM PDT by OldDeckHand

A U.S. citizen who lived in Turkey is among the nine people killed when Israeli commandos stormed a Turkish aid ship heading for the Gaza Strip, officials said today. The victim was identified as Furkan Dogan, 19, a Turkish-American. A forensic report said he was shot at close range, with four bullets in his head and one in his chest, according to the Anatolian news agency.

Dogan was a high school student studying social sciences in the town of Kayseri in central Turkey. He was born in the United States and moved to Turkey at the age of 2. He will be buried in his hometown tomorrow.

The body was returned to Turkey today along with eight others, all Turkish nationals, who were on board the Mavi Maramara.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 4jihad; domesticterrorist; dualcitizenship; flotilla; furkandogan; hamas; israel; raid; turkey
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Sorry, but this kid happened to be born here to foreign parents who left to return to Turkey. There is no evidence that he ever returned to the US to claim US citizenship. If he's really an American, he's barely an American.

I'm sure that this won't be pointed out in the media.

1 posted on 06/03/2010 7:44:09 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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2 posted on 06/03/2010 7:45:40 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: OldDeckHand

Great Leader has declared we are no longer defined by our borders, so this is a non-issue.


3 posted on 06/03/2010 7:45:46 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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with four bullets in his head and one in his chest, according to the Anatolian news agency

All I can say is nice grouping, the IDF training really pays off...

4 posted on 06/03/2010 7:46:21 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (Christians: Stand for Christ or stand aside...)
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To: OldDeckHand
four bullets in his head and one in his chest

Good shooting, a little overkill maybe, but it got the job done.

5 posted on 06/03/2010 7:46:33 AM PDT by SAMWolf (Looking for my generations Lexington and Concord.)
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To: OldDeckHand

It is claimed he held a valid US passport. IMHO dead is the best state for someone nineteen, from a Muslim country born in the USA and gone at the age of two.


6 posted on 06/03/2010 7:46:38 AM PDT by wita
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To: OldDeckHand

This is the problem with anchor babies.
They get to call themsselves Americans even if they haven’t lived in the U.S. since the age of 2.


7 posted on 06/03/2010 7:47:20 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: AD from SpringBay

I have to wonder, since the point of these exercises is to obtain martyrs for publicity, whether or not he may have been selected to make the trip precisely because he could claim to be “American”.

This is similar to the American student who was wounded in a clash with Israeli police (much more important if you want to make your case to Americans);

and Rachel Corrie (whom some believe was “martyred” deliberately by her “handlers”, for the same PR purposes).


8 posted on 06/03/2010 7:48:09 AM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: ejonesie22

Great reply!


9 posted on 06/03/2010 7:48:09 AM PDT by FourPeas (What do you call a peaceful Hamas protester? Deceased.)
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To: OldDeckHand
four bullets in his head and one in his chest

The IDF obviously believe in "double tap" plus.

10 posted on 06/03/2010 7:49:16 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to leave in the hands of the government.)
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To: OldDeckHand

When you run with terrorists that’s what happens.


11 posted on 06/03/2010 7:49:55 AM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: SAMWolf
with four bullets in his head and one in his chest,

Nice shooting.

12 posted on 06/03/2010 7:50:36 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Marty62
Ya know referring to this guy as an “anchor baby” is rather ironic considering the situation...
13 posted on 06/03/2010 7:50:47 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (Christians: Stand for Christ or stand aside...)
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To: OldDeckHand
He was born in the United States and moved to Turkey at the age of 2.

Let's get real here. That is a hell of an accomplishment for a two year old. Most people that age would never pack up and move to Turkey.

14 posted on 06/03/2010 7:50:56 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (Even Hitler had Government run health care, but at least he got the Olympics for Germany)
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To: OldDeckHand
...was identified as Furkan Dogan, 19, a Turkish-American.

He Furked up...

15 posted on 06/03/2010 7:51:00 AM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: don't invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: OldDeckHand
with four bullets in his head

In high school at 19, it wasn't a vital organ.
16 posted on 06/03/2010 7:51:11 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: OldDeckHand

What about all the Israeli school kids etc. that are ripped to shreds by rockets and bombs - does anyone care about them? They were just living their lives - this kid looked for trouble and found it.


17 posted on 06/03/2010 7:51:20 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: CondorFlight

I think you are absolutely right.


18 posted on 06/03/2010 7:51:38 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: OldDeckHand

Perhaps folks like Dogan should consider who they are hanging with next time but methinks the boy knew exactly who he was with...more so than many libtards are making this out to be.


19 posted on 06/03/2010 7:51:51 AM PDT by cranked
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To: OldDeckHand

He deserves a posthumous Rachel Corrie Award for Stupidity if the Face of Overwhelming Odds.


21 posted on 06/03/2010 7:52:20 AM PDT by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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To: AD from SpringBay
Great Leader has declared we are no longer defined by our borders, so this is a non-issue

That is exactly right, he merely "migrated" through here at one time ...
22 posted on 06/03/2010 7:52:36 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: ExpatGator

Ah, the “Golden Pancake”...


23 posted on 06/03/2010 7:53:17 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (Christians: Stand for Christ or stand aside...)
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To: OldDeckHand

Could’ve been worse ... Rachel Corrie got squashed by a tank.

SnakeDoc


24 posted on 06/03/2010 7:54:01 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("Shut it down" ... 00:00:03 ... 00:00:02 ... 00:00:01 ... 00:00:00.)
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To: OldDeckHand
Bad decision, eh kid?
25 posted on 06/03/2010 7:54:24 AM PDT by LasVegasMac
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To: OldDeckHand

Well life is hard and its even harder when you’re stupid.

Shorter too apparently.


26 posted on 06/03/2010 7:54:33 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: OldDeckHand

Tuff. You mess with the bull, you get the horns.


27 posted on 06/03/2010 7:54:58 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: Dallas59
The victim was identified as Furkan Dogan, 19

'Spose that he should have stayed in his Furkan country? And away from the Furkan protests?

I imagine that this guy had a hard life as a teenager.

28 posted on 06/03/2010 7:56:00 AM PDT by wbill
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To: OldDeckHand
Dogan was a high school student studying social sciences

Another Communist bites the dust!

29 posted on 06/03/2010 7:57:19 AM PDT by melancholy
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Quadruple-tap ... just in case he’s a zombie terrorist.

SnakeDoc


30 posted on 06/03/2010 7:57:42 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("Shut it down" ... 00:00:03 ... 00:00:02 ... 00:00:01 ... 00:00:00.)
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To: ejonesie22
All I can say is nice grouping, the IDF training really pays off...

No kidding.  They sure know how to hit the kill zone, eh?  Hope it sends a message to the muzzies, these guys are GOOD!

31 posted on 06/03/2010 7:58:11 AM PDT by softwarecreator (I want my greenshoots!)
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To: OldDeckHand

I bet he shot by the Turkish thugs who took the pistols away from the soldiers.


32 posted on 06/03/2010 7:58:25 AM PDT by GeronL (Political Correctness Kills)
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To: SnakeDoctor
Quadruple-tap ... just in case he’s a zombie terrorist.

Cool reply.  I was going to say it was a "Double-Tap" with a Kicker, but I was not sure that anyone would get the reference!

33 posted on 06/03/2010 7:59:46 AM PDT by softwarecreator (I want my greenshoots!)
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To: OldDeckHand

Hyphenated American with allegiance to the nation of Imperial Islam.


34 posted on 06/03/2010 7:59:47 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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my thought exactly. Remember they took 2 pistols off the soliders and emptied the magazines. They might have killed this guy just to pin it on Israel for PR purposes


35 posted on 06/03/2010 8:00:24 AM PDT by GeronL (Political Correctness Kills)
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To: OldDeckHand

“Furkan Dogan” is room temperature.

Furkan A!


36 posted on 06/03/2010 8:00:47 AM PDT by Mobties (Everything I needed to know about Islam I learned on 9/11)
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Furkan, Furkan, Mohammed jihad!


37 posted on 06/03/2010 8:02:37 AM PDT by flying_bullet (El Conservo tribe member)
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He has been raised in an Islamic Country.
Where do you think his loyalty is.

Being part of a terrorist orgs activities says it all.


38 posted on 06/03/2010 8:03:26 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: softwarecreator

Actually haven’t seen Zombieland ... but I’ve heard the “double-tap” reference. Its on my list to see when I find it cheap.

SnakeDoc


39 posted on 06/03/2010 8:04:02 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("Shut it down" ... 00:00:03 ... 00:00:02 ... 00:00:01 ... 00:00:00.)
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To: OldDeckHand

I think that someone who got four head shots was doing something very bad. Usually, one is enough.


40 posted on 06/03/2010 8:04:38 AM PDT by sig226 (Mourn this day, the death of a great republic. March 21, 2010)
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He is as American—in his loyalty and love of country—as the members of Congress who cheered a foreign kleptocrat as he slandered the people of Arizona.


41 posted on 06/03/2010 8:04:46 AM PDT by Godwin1
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To: OldDeckHand

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Sounds like he was a Furkan idiot.


42 posted on 06/03/2010 8:05:13 AM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it's weeping somewhere...)
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To: OldDeckHand
The ship was sponsored by a Turkish charity, the Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief (IHH) and was carrying aid to Gaza in defiance of the Israeli blockade. The charity released the names of all nine dead. All are male and the ages range from 32 to 61.

I don't get it. This kid was 19, but in the paragraph above they say the dead range from 32 to 61. Lousy writing? Lousy reporting? Lousy editing? Or a lie?

And they say the names of the dead have been released, but what are those names? Is it some kind of secret? Why are they not listed in this "article?"

43 posted on 06/03/2010 8:05:36 AM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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I’m guessin he may have taken one in the chest by the IDF and then the terrorists put 4 in the noggin to make the IDF look especially bloodthirsty. ABCNews dutifully reported it was done at close range so this sounds like a setup with the lapdogs in the LSM falling into line.


44 posted on 06/03/2010 8:06:27 AM PDT by bereanway (Sarah get your gun)
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To: Marty62

“He was raised in an Islamic Country.
Where do you think his loyalty is.”

Who does this remind of us?


45 posted on 06/03/2010 8:06:35 AM PDT by Texas resident (Outlaw fisherman)
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To: OldDeckHand
four bullets in his head and one in his chest

Double tap and a half.

46 posted on 06/03/2010 8:07:11 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: Auntie Mame
"Lousy writing? Lousy reporting? Lousy editing? Or a lie?"

Given the state of our media, all could be true and at the same time.

47 posted on 06/03/2010 8:09:38 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: OldDeckHand
A forensic report said he was shot at close range, with four bullets in his head and one in his chest, according to the Anatolian news agency.

Showing that there is no such thing as overkill. There is just the period of time between open fire, and the need to reload.
48 posted on 06/03/2010 8:10:44 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Texas resident

Right

Raised as a Muslim.


49 posted on 06/03/2010 8:11:03 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: OldDeckHand
Wow. There's an awful lot of FReeper stupidity on display on this thread.

Let's cut to the chase: 4 shots at close range to the head and one to the chest sounds a lot more like a case of shooting the wounded, than an indication of "good shooting."

50 posted on 06/03/2010 8:11:15 AM PDT by r9etb
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