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Turkey's Erdogan and the Zenith of Hypocrisy
The American Thinker ^
| March 21, 2013
| Steven Simpson
Posted on 03/21/2013 6:15:53 AM PDT by Romani
Turkey's Islamist prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is once again engaging in his favorite political pastime - Israel-bashing.
Late last month at a U.N. convention held ironically to promote religious tolerance, Erdoğan lambasted Israel by calling Zionism "a crime against humanity." Indeed, Erdoğan even outdid the biggest anti-Israel institution in the world - the United Nations - which in 1975 passed its infamous "Zionism is Racism" resolution.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: armenia; erdogan; greece; israel; turkey
Finally someone has written about the Turkish massacres and expulsions of the Greeks as well as the Armenians.
posted on 03/21/2013 6:15:53 AM PDT
Erdogan is playing with fire. If Turkey goes hard line Islamist and abandons the last vestiges of Kemalism, Erdogan's head will be the first one cut off.
It is the way of all revolutions; the first revolutionaries are the first to go down.
posted on 03/21/2013 7:52:17 AM PDT
by Jimmy Valentine
(DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
But...but...Erdogan has clarified that his statement that Zionism is "a crime against humanity" was "misunderstood." Well, that clears the issue up for me! There are just so many, many ways to interpret the subtleties of that statement, right?
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
posted on 03/21/2013 7:57:45 PM PDT
(Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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