Nothing will happen. The Syrians are trying to start something so the Russians could provide arms to the Syrians and PPPK. Best thing Turkey could do is ask for a meeting with the Israelis. Wait, muzzies run turkey.
posted on 06/22/2012 7:07:10 PM PDT
Best thing Turkey could do is ask for a meeting with the Israelis. Wait, muzzies run turkey.
Turkey has an interesting relationship with Israel, and at times it's hard to understand, unless you are Turkish or Israeli. Just a few years ago, Turkey paid some company in Israel to upgrade nearly 200 of their M60A1 tanks. Nearly $650 million if I remember right. Turkey gave Israel nearly $1 billion to upgrade their F-4s. Israel has sold a bunch of missiles and UAVs to Turkey, they were going to sell a 1,000 Merkava tanks to Turkey, and Turkish companies have done some work for Israel, and Israeli pilots used to use Turkish ranges. Recent years they've suspended some of their business and military partnerships but I really wonder if it's all a ruse by the Turkish government because they argue like bickering siblings and not like real enemies.
Israel and Turkey have some of the same enemies - Syria and Iran. Turkey is not fond of the idea of Iran getting nukes. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Israeli/Turkish relations publicly warmed up in coming weeks if tensions between Turkey and Syria heat up.
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