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long term investments in commodities and stocks. I don't trust the western financial media as they have become fascist master's playtoys.Snowden has proved me right. There is no rule of law in USA and USA is a banana republic
  • Turkey's Attempts To Destabilise Syria Backfire  4 comments
    Aug 20, 2012 5:39 AM

    In an effort to overthrow the govt of Syria , Turkey's has transformed into intelligence and logistical hubs for the CIA and the Mossad in the process, complete with an intelligence "nerve centre" in Adana. Despite Turkey's denials, reports about Adana are undeniable and Turkish officers have also been apprehended in covert military operations against the Syrian Arab Republic. The Turkish Labour Party has even demanded that the US General Consul in Adana be deported for "masterminding and leading the activities of Syrian terrorists." Mehmet Ali Ediboglu and Mevlut Dudu, two Turkish MPs, have also testified that foreign fighters have been renting homes on Turkey's border with Syria and that Turkish ambulances have been helping smuggle weapons for the insurgents inside Syria.

    These efforts of Turkish intelligence,CIA And Mossad to arm Al Qaeda and their Islamist affiliates have backfired with Syria starting to arm the PKK separatists who want independence with heavy weaponry ,due to which the PKK has started attacking Turkish military forces and is attacking and kidnapping govt officials and Opposition MP's.

    Segments of the Turkish military are at odds with the Turkish government and the military itself is divided over Turkish foreign policy of funding Islamist and Al Qaeda affiliates or going to Syria as such actions could backfire creating an islamist insurgency in Turkey. Erdogan does not even trust half of Turkey's own military leaders and has arrested forty of them for planning to overthrow him. How can he send such a force to even attack neighbouring Syria or think that he can control it during a broader war? Any invasion of Syria by Turkey or NATO would lead to Syria unleashing its chemical and biological weapons which would lead to millions of deaths in Turkey and cause a mass exodus and refugee crisis for its friendly neighbor states like Azerbaijan,Georgia.Also if it does not come to invasion does not occur by Turk military it could cause an islamist insurgency in a similar way that Pakistan faces due to its sponsorship of Terror in India. Also such insurgencies tend to spill over in neighboring states also. Plus PKK is making significant strides in fighting the Turkish army with the heavy weaponry they recently acquired from Turkey.

    Also ,certain unconfirmed reports suggest that some of the towns in Turkey are under PKK control and Turkish military has failed to recapture them .

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  • Maninder Batra
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    Author’s reply » So I am short All Turkey related investments.
    20 Aug 2012, 06:04 AM Reply Like
  • Sharedata Futures
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    Great read. What's your take on motivations to the geo-political choices of Turkey? Is this related to Nabucco pipeline or some other lesser known pipeline deal? Or to secure larger influence in NATO? Or ingratiate itself to EU for membership? Or, all of the above maybe?
    17 Oct 2012, 10:22 AM Reply Like
  • Maninder Batra
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    Author’s reply » @sharedata ,Syria has recently discovered massive gas offshore a find which is comparable to North Dome field,though Syrian govt is downplaying it.


    Second,Qatar ,USA want to construct their own pipelines to Europe to oust Gazprom from the market in which Syria is a thorn as Syria wants to construct an Iran,Iraq Syria pipeline which would pipe gas to Europe. Also Turkey has some ambitions of resurrecting its long lost ottoman empire.


    Third,Saudis want to secure a foothold to send wahabbis into the Russian Caucasus to which Syria is being an Hurdle.


    Fourth,Israel Wants syria destroyed.


    Turkey's geopolitical reasons:
    1)pipelines and transit
    2)Resurrecting its ottoman empire and influence in the Middle East and controlling ME oil
    3)dismembering Iran and Syria


    Israel objectives:
    1)destruction of its enemy(iran,syria)


    US objectives:
    1)geopolitical instability benefits big oil and big bank investment
    2)Weaken Russia
    2)resource control
    4)destruction of Israel's enemy(iran ,syria)


    Qatar objectives:
    1) securing pipeline route to Europe
    2)Establishing an wahabbi sharia regime


    Saudi objectives:
    1)Establishing an sharia wahabbi regime
    2)Weaken Russia's control of muslim zones and ultimately destabilise Caucusus
    3)destroy Iran
    17 Oct 2012, 10:35 AM Reply Like
  • Sharedata Futures
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    Well summarized. These goals were what I suspected. Thanks for the specificity! Remarkable the synchronicity of these modern machinations with the historical precedents.
    17 Oct 2012, 11:12 AM Reply Like
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