Skip to comments.Turkey Predicts Alliance With Egypt as Regional Anchors
Posted on 09/18/2011 7:44:29 PM PDT by buccaneer81
ANKARA, Turkey A newly assertive Turkey offered on Sunday a vision of a starkly realigned Middle East, where the countrys former allies in Syria and Israel fall into deeper isolation, and a burgeoning alliance with Egypt underpins a new order in a region roiled by revolt and revolution.
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I wonder if it means war with Israel?
“We’re putting the band back together.”
"We're on a mission from God."
Ottoman Empire Redux. Hammers and anvils all around Israel.
No wonder the IDF is activating reservists this weekend.....
I have $10 that says Turkey and Russia cozy up in the near future.
the new caliphate.
yeah, but this time the Jews have Nukes and are not going to go into the ovens peacefully.
There is a reason I use this tag line.
The countries that retreat together face defeat together.
“The Arab Spring is moving along quite swimmingly to Obama’s eye. “
It’s back to the future. The 50’s and 60’s to be exact. They’ll need to dig up Nasser and everything will be in place.
What do we pay these people for?
The last caliphate was unified when the Turks defeated both Egypt and Persia. Who will head this new caliphate? Egypt, Persia, or Turkey? May the best men win.
Israel’s gonna have a “Turkey shoot”.
Don't expect the French in the Suez this time.
They’re on a mission from mad mo’s allah
Nasser vas a secular, socialist nationalist. Turkey was ruled by a secular establishment and a secular military.
Today is looking very, very different, even though the situation in Egypt is still very fluid.
world war 1 ended turkey’s dominance.
but my suspicions about turkey were raised about 2004 when i picked up a copy of the sunday nyt magazine
to find ergodan and his wife on the cover.
his wife was wearing a headscarf, signalling a change in
it used to be that the turkish military guaranteed secular continuity in turkey, but recently some of the generals have been jailed and forcibly retired.
i think turkey is surging. turkey has a modern economy. germany’s support of turkey is interesting.
egypt’s a loser. they have a small economy and the moslem brotherhood will eventually destroy the tourist economy.
persia’s danagerous. iran means aryan a la hitler’s influence.
the competition will be between “moderate” islam of turkey and the wild shia of iran.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
I was at the Lik once. I was TDY from Germany. I was only there a week and I never ever want to set foot in another country like that. I have a small problem with that religion, if you know what I mean.
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