Skip to comments.Turkey's Forgotten War
Posted on 07/11/2010 4:54:47 AM PDT by gusopol3
Within the past two years Turkey has started reshaping its foreign policy in the hope of finding a greater role in its natural geopolitical habitat which includes the Middle East.
However, Ankara would not be able to play a leadership in the region while it continues bombing Iraqi territory. Nor would Ankara's profession of anger at the way Israel treats the Gaza population sound sincere when Turkey's ethnic Kurds continue to be treated with less consideration that a modern democracy should offer its citizens. It is, perhaps, time for Erdogan Pasha to start thinking the unthinkable.
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Another thing I have to say about the Turks is - never forget their genocide against the Armenian people, 1.5 million dead, enslaved, forcibly converted. Turkey has NO room to criticise Israel for anything.
‘Spengler’ has some interesting recent comments on Turkey over at atimes.com. If those have been posted here, I must’ve missed them.