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[OPINION] Erdogan promotes violence and radicalism in the Turkish diaspora
The Turkish Minute ^ | April 10, 2018 | Abdullah Bozkurt

Posted on 04/10/2018 5:31:51 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

The violent aspect of the worrisome radicalization of the Turkish diaspora with a heavy dose of nationalist and Islamist ideology has been personally driven by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who publicly rewards mischief and unashamedly glorifies vigilante behavior among expatriate communities. As a result, the Turkish president is setting up a very dangerous path for many to follow on the violent trajectory while unleashing beasts to wreak havoc in host countries.

Just this week, Erdoğan personally called Turkish national Yusuf Ünsal, who was detained by German police for his interference in a protest in Stuttgart against the Turkish government’s military offensive in Syria’s Afrin district. Police had to pull him away from the crowd, isolate and restrain him before the situation escalated. While he was subdued on the ground, another pro-Erdoğan fan was filming him as he shouted, “Till death, I will stand by Erdoğan.” This video was covered widely by the pro-government media in Turkey before Erdoğan picked up the phone and congratulated him for his stand. That followed a statement by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, who called him a patriot, conveyed his greetings and condemned the German police.

This is not an isolated incident but rather a growing pattern we see in the behavior of Turkey’s Islamist leaders who unashamedly promote violent behavior in the diaspora in the name of love for the homeland.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; Syria; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: abroad; angelamerkel; brexit; erdogan; europeanunion; germany; israel; jerusalem; kurdistan; letshavejerusalem; nato; radicalism; receptayyiperdogan; russia; syria; theresamay; turkey; unitedkingdom; violence; waronterror
Abdullah Bozkurt is a well know writer who left Turkey just before the mass arrest of journalists took place. He did not expect for this to be long term, but it has been.

This article is important because it shows how dangerous Erdogan's foreign supporters can be to host nations.

1 posted on 04/10/2018 5:31:52 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

Tariq Ramadan is the grand son of the Turk who founded the muslim brotherhood and implanted it in Egypt after the British kicked the Turks out there. The moslem brotherhood is an Ottoman ploy to confuse Egyptians and subjugate them to the Ottoman. Few know about that.

What Erdogan is doing now in Europe is what he did to tear Egypt apart and it bodes ill

2 posted on 04/10/2018 6:57:46 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucifiedc)
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To: JudgemAll

Erdogan should be crucified for his actions. I hope the Kurds in Germany are well armed and go after his thugs.

3 posted on 04/10/2018 7:19:01 PM PDT by Amberdawn (If Leftists Didn't Live By Double Standards, They'd Have No Standards At All.)
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To: JudgemAll

Yes. agree. I watched Egypt handle them. Friends there were involved.

4 posted on 04/10/2018 9:54:27 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Amberdawn

I hope the EU wakes up. Some of Europe knows what the real danger is. The rest are blinded by the money and the power. Stupid move.

5 posted on 04/10/2018 9:55:41 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Texas Fossil

No reason for Turkey to be in NATO.

6 posted on 04/10/2018 9:58:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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The Three Amigos

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan meet in Sochi, Russia November 22, 2017. (photo credit: SPUTNIK/MIKHAIL METZEL/KREMLIN VIA REUTERS)

Column One: Portents of quagmires in Syria

7 posted on 04/11/2018 12:54:01 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (,,
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To: dfwgator

They would never have been approved for membership if the circumstances there were like they are under Erdogan. When they joined NATO in 1952 they were a foil toward the Soviet Union.

Now they are a recent partner to Putin. They have common interests. Enemies have become “friends” (??) because of common goals? Same with Iran?

So you are correct.

8 posted on 04/11/2018 4:11:39 AM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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Is there a radical Muslim diaspora? I thought once they lived somewhere, it was theirs. Part of the Umma. Like Spain, southern France, southern Italy, the Vatican.

9 posted on 04/11/2018 4:51:41 AM PDT by SJackson (The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement)
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To: SJackson

....Or so the radical Muslims “claim”.

10 posted on 04/11/2018 7:52:09 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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